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As we all begin to wind down into the festive period, we just wanted to
send out a reminder about submitting your abstracts for #2024TPM!
More information at www.transportconference.co.uk
Abstract submissions for papers, posters and workshops will be accepted
until 25 January 2024.
#2024TPM will take place 3 - 4 July 2024 in Manchester. The city's
well-connected transport infrastructure, recent bus franchising and the
expansion of the Bee Network make it a natural meeting point for TPM. [...]
Colonial rule nearly doubles UK’s historical contribution to climate change
The UK is responsible for nearly twice as much global warming as previously thought, due to its colonial history, Carbon Brief analysis shows.
Details at https://www.carbonbrief.org/revealed-colonial-rule-nearly-doubles-uks-historical-contribution-to-climate-change/
The Guardian article on “Rishi Sunak accused of hypocrisy after backing phase-out of fossil fuels at Cop28” [...]
I'd like to let you know about the final report from the Transport to Thrive project entitled “Why we shouldn’t ignore the transport needs of young people".
The report finds 16-24-year-olds made 21% fewer trips compared to 25-64-year-olds in 2019 and this gap has widened over the past 20 years. At the stage in life when young people should be developing themselves, poor transport provision is preventing them from accessing life-defining opportunities.
It presents new analyses of national travel data, combined with insights from in-depth interviews with young people leaving school and college. Transport to Thrive was a [...]