On 19 March 2018, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in Scotland. Chaired by David Begg, Chief Executive of Transport Times and Chair of the independent Glasgow Connectivity Commission. The event included a key note speech from the Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf MSP, who set out the Scottish government’s vision…Read more
Transport Knowledge Hub Events
The Transport Knowledge Hub hosts a series of national seminars and workshops, bringing together decision-makers, transport specialists and government officials to tackle the biggest challenges facing transport and economic growth in the UK.
On 15 March 2018, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in the North of England. Chaired by Greg Marsden, Professor of Transport Governance at the University of Leeds, the event examined how fostering partnerships and sharing best practice will play a vital role in attracting investment for transport in the North. Speakers included John…Read more
Hosted by KPMG, our Midlands event examined how by working together, industry partners can secure the investment needed to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in the Midlands. Speakers included Lisa Maric (Highways England), Graham Botham (Network Rail), Tom Stables (National Express), Sandeep Shingadia (Transport for West Midlands), Simon Craven (Go-Ahead), Paul Buchanan (Volterra), Stuart Edwards…Read more
In December, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted its second national workshop, reviewing what decision makers should be doing to prepare for the technological revolution coming in the field of transport. The session was chaired by Richard Threlfall (KPMG) and Charlie Simpson (KPMG), Simon Craven (Go-Ahead Group) and Professor Greg Marsden (University of Leeds) provided expert…Read more
The Transport Knowledge Hub hosted its first national seminar this Autumn, Funding Transport Investment. The event was chaired by Professor Tony Travers and speakers included KPMG’s Lewis Atter, TfL’s Julian Ware and Savills’ Rory Brooke. The event brought together LEP leaders, government officials and industry leaders to discuss funding for transport investment. The event was…Read more