The Local Transport Summit 2018 is held in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council and England’s Economic Heartland.
This year will focus on issues affecting medium sized and smaller towns, such as suburban and regional connectivity and the links between transport and economic development in such locations.
It will also explore the latest thinking on broader local transport planning and decision making professional issues including strategy development, public and political engagement, appraisal and evaluation, addressing uncertainty and changing behavioural pattern and emerging new technologies and business models for transport service delivery.
More details to be announced soon.
A review of discussions and outcomes from the first two Local Transport Summits, held in Oxfordshire in 2016 and Greater Manchester 2017, has now been produced and is available to read or download from this site.
The overview, prepared by Professor Glenn Lyons of the University of the West of England, includes reflections on the topics discussed and issues that have emerged, along with presentation material that guided the discussions.
As well as serving as a record of the proceedings, the document identifies continuing themes and challenges for those involved in local transport, and suggests matters that merit further discussion at the 2018 event.
Read the report here.