A big thank you to our 2018 Sponsors

PTRC Education and Research Services

PTRC is a leading organiser of training for the transport profession. We specialise in training and staging events on all matters relating to transport and travel planning for consultants, local authorities, government bodies and universities in the UK and overseas. We have developed a range of technical courses that are likely to appeal to newer engineers, planners and technicians, including those who have been recruited from a non-technical background. We offer a variety of training and education formats, from evening lecture series such as the “Principles of Traffic and Transport”, to one and two-day public courses like “Planning Public Transport Services”.

www.ptrc-training.co.uk | 0207 348 1790 | info@ptrc-training.co.uk


Aimsun is an international team of technologists, scientists, and transportation engineers with a singular focus on solving the world’s most complex mobility problems: modeling the interaction of public and private vehicles; simulating the role of artificial intelligence and machine learning; testing autonomous vehicles; or offering insights into smarter multi-modal transportation choices.

We have two high-performance software applications: Aimsun Next is a fully-integrated modeling platform simulating future traffic patterns by representing individual needs and available transportation options; Aimsun Live is a decision support tool used to predict traffic outcomes by simulating projected conditions based on historical and real-time feeds.
Our UK licensees include government agencies such as Transport for London, Transport for Greater Manchester and the City Councils of Southampton, Sheffield, Bradford and Leicester; leading consultancies such as Parsons Brinckerhoff and Arup; academic users and research partners include the universities of Coventry, Glasgow, Leeds, Wolverhampton.



Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. We are truly global. In 85 offices across 35 countries our 13,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion.


The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT)

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport(CILT) in the UK is the membership organisation for professionals involved in the movement of goods and people and their associated supply chains.

Members of the Institute are involved in the management and design of infrastructure, systems, processes and information flows and in the creation, management and development of effective organisations. The work of our members impacts directly on people, society and the environment, on business profitability and economic growth.

www.ciltuk.org.uk  |  01536 740100


At Citilabs, we build robust solutions that empower meaningful change for the betterment of communities and organizations by understanding the movement of people and goods. Citilabs’ solutions allow users to measure, manage and predict how people move and goods flow, advising the transportation, advertising, insurance, real estate, smart cities and automotive industries. Headquartered in Sacramento, with offices in Atlanta, Tallahassee, Abu Dhabi, Milan, and Singapore, Citilabs has a 40-year history as a global industry leader and supports more than 2,500 clients in more than 70 countries



FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is a voluntary accreditation scheme dedicated to driving-up standards in the road transport industry. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018, FORS continues to provide best practice principles for transport operators and, with over 4,900 members, FORS is now a well-established industry accreditation scheme. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection by training fleet operators and encouraging them to measure, monitor and improve performance

FORS provides accreditation pathways for operators of any type, and for organisations that award contracts and specify transport requirements. FORS Bronze, Silver and Gold membership encourages progressive accreditation with the ultimate goal of achieving exemplary levels of best practice. FORS members stand out from the crowd; operating to standards above the legal minimum and benefitting from access to a wide range of incentives that provide a competitive edge.





Love to Ride


Love to Ride are a Bristol-based social business who believe the world is better when more people ride bikes. They have developed and delivered world-class programmes and technology platforms since 2007 to achieve this aim – now operating throughout the UK, US, AUS, NZ and in the EU.

Working with Transport Planners, Sustainable Travel, Public Health, Big Data Teams and a range of national partners and regional stakeholder groups, Love to Ride bring year-round engagement and in-depth research and evaluation principles to measure the impacts of their unique approach.



Oxford City

Oxford City Council


Oxford is a city successfully moving towards sustainable transport. We have introduced the UK’s first extensive Low Emission Zone outside of London with the aim of reducing air pollution.

Building on this, we have put forward proposals to introduce the world’s first Zero Emission Zone in Oxford city centre, raising our aspirations for a truly clean and green city. We are working to support local people and businesses to adapt to zero emission transport.

We are delivering a major trial of on-street residential EV chargers, installing rapid EV chargers across the city for plug-in taxis, and working with bus companies to fund cleaner buses for Oxford – as well as cleaning up our own fleet; swapping 30 ICE vehicles for LEVs in both our pool and operational fleet.


Intelligent Data Collection

With over 270 full time staff and a large volume of equipment at our disposal, Intelligent Data are one of the largest transport survey firms in the UK covering all survey types. Intelligent Data are able to provide an unparalleled service in quality and
delivery to support your firm in all aspects of transportation planning and modelling, including RSI, ATC, MCC, Journey times, ANPR, Parking and TRICS surveys and many more. For more information please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team on 0845 0038747.


PTV Group

PTV Group is a recognised global market leader in the development of transport planning, traffic engineering and logistics software for the optimisation of the infrastructure and the movement of people and goods. In the Logistics business field, our portfolio ranges from software for scheduling transport routes and trips to distribution planning and fleet management, including truck navigation and parking. A special online service provides real-time transparency during the transport process and across the entire supply chain. In the Traffic business field, we offer state-of-the-art technologies for traffic planning, transport network modelling and simulation across all modes of transport, including real-time traffic management as well as Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) solutions.



We are SYSTRA We are all things transport, from telematics to ticketing, buses to bicycles, and from roads to rail. For over 50 years SYSTRA has planned, designed and engineered some of the world’s most complex transport projects. We advise Governments, transport authorities, operators and private developers throughout the world on the right solutions that improve the day-to-day life of millions of people. In the UK and Ireland we are thriving with over 400 staff, based in 17 offices. In 2016, UK-based JMP and SIAS joined SYSTRA expanding the breadth and depth of our expertise. SYSTRA – Confidence Moves the World



The Traffic and Data Services division of Tracsis plc is the UK’s largest and longest established provider of transport survey, market research and data consultancy services. We employ over 220 permanent staff operating from eight offices across the UK providing services to transport planners throughout the British Isles and internationally.

We utilise the best and most appropriate technology, techniques, skills and experience available to help deliver data solutions to our clients.


The Transport Planning Society

The Transport Planning Society - Transport Practitioners' Meeting

The professional body for Transport Planners. TPS facilitates, develops and promotes best practice in transport planning and provides a focus for dialogue between all those engaged in it, whatever their background or other professional affiliation. TPS offers its own Professional Development Scheme and jointly with CIHT awards the Transport Planning Professional (TPP) qualification.


Urban Movement

Urban Movement is a transport planning and street design practice that specialises in handling the many, different and often competing demands for movement in towns and cities. We do this in ways that both respond to and influence land use, that respect the built environment, and that help create places people enjoy. We never take design solutions ‘off-the-peg’, because we know that an understanding of the local context is an essential driver of the best design response.

Though small, we have significant expertise and experience in transport planning, traffic engineering, landscape architecture and urban design. Our current portfolio includes a wide range of project types in a variety of different types of place, like Wembley, Romford and Ealing in London, and Glasgow, Newcastle and North Berwick.


Urban Transport Group

 The Urban Transport Group brings together and promotes the interests of Britain’s largest urban areas on transport. Our full members are Transport for West Midlands, Merseytravel (Merseyside), North East Combined Authority, South Yorkshire PTE (Sheffield City Region), Transport for Greater Manchester, Transport for London, West Yorkshire Combined Authority. We also have associate members which are Bristol and the West of England Partnership, Nottingham City Council, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport and Tees Valley Combined Authority. Between them our members serve over 24 million people.

Our members plan, procure, provide and promote public transport in some of Britain’s largest city regions, with the aim of delivering integrated public transport networks accessible to all.


Wedderburn Transport Planning

Wedderburn Transport Planning

Wedderburn Transport Planning provides independent consultancy services in sustainable transport policy and research, demand forecasting and appraisal, with a particular focus on active travel modes. We also offer a range of pedestrian movement analysis services for master planning, transport impact assessment and footfall studies.

www.wedderburntransportplanning.com | 07971 466205 | martin@wedderburntransportplanning.com