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By Ralf Tinga / Updated: 06 Aug 2018

UK seeks to understand pollution from brakes, tyres and road surface wear



Policy on air pollution tends to focus on pollutants that come from the exhaust fumes of petrol and diesel vehicles, such as NO2 and particulate matter. Little attention is given to particulate matter emissions from brakes, tyres and road surface wear.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 11 Sep 2018

UK strategy targets fully accessible transport network by 2030


New measures, backed by hundreds of millions of pounds, will help to ensure that people with disabilities in the UK can travel confidently and easily. Towards the end of July, the Department for Transport set out its Inclusive Transport Strategy, which will improve accessibility across all types of travel for those with both visible and less visible disabilities.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 01 Aug 2018

Rail Cities UK report maps out better future for urban rail


Rail expansion ‘only viable option’ to help UK cities achieve economic, environmental and social goals.

Significant rail expansion is the 'only viable option' to help UK cities achieve their ambitions on economic growth and meet housing demand, whilst also creating attractive urban centres with less road traffic and better air quality. 

This is the finding of a new report in which the Urban Transport Group, the organisation which represents the UK’s largest urban transport authorities, sets out its vision for the future of rail travel in cities. 

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 26 Jul 2018

The Telegraph Britain's Smart Cities Conference 2018

This is the only event connecting the UK’s council and private sector leaders to drive innovation in frontline services. Now in its fourth year, The Telegraph is proud to bring together an audience of 300 government officials, smart city experts, technologists and innovators to bolster regional economic development using city-wide digital infrastructure, new technologies and financing models

The agenda includes:

  • Plugging the shared commute gap using demand-responsive transport in a realtime world

By Imogen / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

MOVE 2019: Mobility Re-Imagined

MOVE will bring together disruptors, their technology and their attitude with stakeholders across all modes and disciplines: to dialogue, to create insight and to promote collaboration. We guarantee to be more expansive and multi-disciplined than any other event on the planet. New thinking and new action is required now because existing transportation paradigms are broken beyond repair and are often the cause of the problem, not the solution.

By Imogen / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

Accelerate: Rail 2019

Accelerate: Rail 2019 (previously known as The Future of Rail) is the UK’s leading rail conference, and brings together senior executives within the UK rail industry to discuss the critical challenges, solutions and opportunities emerging during an uncertain time.

By Imogen / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

Accelerate: Aviation 2018

Formerly known as The Future of Air Transport, Accelerate: Aviation returns in November. With unrivaled content, our conference attracts the most senior audience of executives from airlines, airports, and the wider aviation industry – allowing you the chance to hear from and network with the people making the decisions.
By Imogen / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

Accelerate: Rail Infrastructure 2018

Accelerate: Rail Infrastructure 2018 brings together senior decision-makers delivering major rail projects from across the UK and beyond. The conference will discuss the industry’s main challenges and solutions in building a larger and more connected railway system.

Covering areas such as CP6, an update on the UK’s largest construction projects, The Digital Railway and the supply-chain, Accelerate: Rail Infrastructure 2018 gives unparalleled insights into the state of the industry and plans for the future.

By Imogen / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

Cycling + Walking Innovations 2018

This 2nd annual event, organised by Landor LINKS for the Department for Transport, will focus on how cycling and walking is supporting the Government's Industrial Strategy, with a focus on:

  • using innovation & technology to boost walking and cycling levels

  • showcasing how local authorities can best work with investors, the private sector and academia to harness innovation

  • case studies from innovation fund winners


By Imogen / Updated: 25 Jul 2018

Intelligent Transport Conference

Attending the Intelligent Transport Conference in 2018 gives you the opportunity to discuss, debate, network and learn about the latest breakthroughs, innovations, challenges and processes in the public transport industry. The Intelligent Transport Conference brings together stakeholders from across the international transport markets to share development and investment plans, technological advances, current challenges and how to overcome them.

As a delegate, you will be able to: