How can we make local transport work

February 26 2015  

Making Local Transport Work - 10 March 2015
Local transport – its planning, funding and governance – has seen big changes in the last few years. Will this help local transport contribute more to economic growth and quality of life?

Find out how local transport can work in the UK at the CIHT National Conference 2015.

Professionals, politicians and business leaders will come together at CIHT’s National Conference on 10 March 2015 to share their experiences with case studies and presentations.

‘Making Local Transport Work’ sponsored by Ringway is taking place at America Square Conference Centre, London EC3N 2LB and will debate successes, challenges, lessons learned and advice for the next government.

For more information and to book a place please visit

The programme includes:

A look at the national perspective -

    Baroness Kramer, Minister of State in the Department for Transport
    Cllr. Peter Box CBE, Local Government Association

How to make local transport work

    Tony Ciaburro, Director of Environment, Development & Transport, Northamptonshire County Council
    David Brown, Chair of pteg & Director General of Merseytravel
    Alex Pratt OBE, Management Board Chair, LEP network

What is the future for local transport?

    Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Commissioner, Transport for London

The conference will focus on the importance of local transport networks to the UK. It will use the experience of professionals across the sector to set out what needs to be in place for the benefits transport brings to be delivered effectively.

A chance to get involved

Hearing from key people in government, business, politics and the profession, attendees will make a positive contribution in the run up to the general election, making sure that the right issues are understood and addressed by the next government.

This will include a series of breakout sessions where delegates will have the chance to help shape the future direction of CIHT policy.

Workshop sessions

  •     Resilient Networks – Improving Places – sponsored by Balfour Beatty Living Places - panellists include Matthew Lugg OBE, Director of Public Services at Mouchel Infrastructure Services & HMEP Advocate
  •     Harnessing Technology and Innovation to provide the Transport Systems users need – sponsored by Transport Systems Catapult - panellists include Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy, Milton Keynes Council
  •     Driving Economic Growth through improved local transport – sponsored by Atkins - panellists include Nigel Tipple, Chief Executive, Oxfordshire LEP
  •     Delivering Effective Integration – improving the organisation of UK transport systems - panellists include Peter Molyneux, Head of Highways, Transport for Greater Manchester
  •     Making streets and urban areas work for cities - panellists include Robin Buckle, Head of Urban Design, Transport for London

How to register

A limited number of complementary places are available for public sector employees and costs start from £99+VAT. Over 150 delegates have already registred to attend.

Press passes are also available

To find out more about this event and / or to book a place, please visit or contact e: or t: +44 (0)20 7336 1570

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