Greener Transport Solutions assembles thought leadership and insight on how to decarbonise the sector.  We regularly post news and blogs and we welcome guest blogs from the Transport Knowledge Hub community.  We run national workshops and regional events to encourage best practice.

The role of localism in ensuring a fair and just transition to net zero

Published on: 15th September 2021 by Claire Haigh.

This was the third event in our series on Rising to the Challenge: What will it take to decarbonise transport? which took place on Monday 13 September. Delegates heard from: Hilary Chipping, Chief Executive, South East Midlands LEP Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Transport Solutions Jamie Driscoll, Mayor of North of Tyne Victoria Hills, Chief…

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How the Government can support technical and policy solutions to encourage people to make lower carbon travel choices

Published on: 13th September 2021 by Claire Haigh.

This was the second event in our series on Rising to the Challenge: What will it take to decarbonise transport? which took place on Thursday 9 September. Delegates heard from: Professor Stephen Glaister, Emeritus Professor of Transport and Infrastructure, Imperial College London and LSE Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Transport Solutions Professor Phil Goodwin, Senior…

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Not the journey but the destination: how our whole economy needs to change

Published on: 8th September 2021 by Claire Haigh.

This was the first event in our series on Rising to the Challenge: What will it take to decarbonise transport? which took place on Monday 6 September. Delegates heard from: Professor Peter Jones OBE, Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development, UCL Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Transport Solutions The Rt Hon Lord Deben, Chair, Committee…

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03 March 2020, Decarbonising transport: a Transport Knowledge Hub national workshop

Published on: 6th March 2020

On 3 March 2020, the Transport Knowledge Hub held a national workshop focused on how to provide a credible framework for the decarbonisation of transport. The event included addresses by: Professor Dieter Helm CBE, Professor of Economics, University of Oxford Professor Stephen Glaister, Professor of Transport and Infrastructure, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College, London…

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Transport Knowledge Hub Events

14 May 2019, Transport Knowledge Hub Parliamentary Reception

Published on: 29th April 2019

Integrating the planning and delivery of sustainable transport with new housing development  Tuesday 14th May, 4-6pm, Strangers’ Dining Room, House of Commons Hosted by Lilian Greenwood MP This reception marks the culmination of a high-profile series of events to promote sustainable transport as a driver of new housing held in Scotland, the North, Midlands, South…

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7 December 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub South West event on sustainable transport and housing

Published on: 16th September 2018

On 7 December, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in Bristol. Chaired by Gerard Whelan of Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure at KMPG, the national forum heard some of the early findings of new research undertaken by KPMG on sustainable transport and housing and highlighted the role that sound sustainable transport investment can play…

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26 November 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub North event on sustainable transport and housing

Published on: 15th September 2018

Transport Knowledge Hub North event on sustainable transport and housing Monday 26 November, Liverpool On 26 November, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted its third autumn event, which took place in Liverpool. Chaired by Gerard Whelan, Director of Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure at KMPG, the focus of the forum was again on how sustainable transport can unlock the…

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sustainable transport and housing

19 November 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub Midlands event on sustainable transport and housing

Published on: 13th September 2018

On 19 November, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in Birmingham. Chaired by Gerard Whelan, Director of Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure at KMPG, the regional forum heard some of the early findings of new research undertaken by KPMG on the opportunities and barriers for a more integrated approach between housing and transport. Lilian Greenwood MP, the Chair…

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12 November 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub Scotland event on sustainable transport and housing

Published on: 12th September 2018

On 12 November, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in Scotland. Chaired by Gerard Whelan of Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure at KMPG, the national forum heard some of the early findings of new research undertaken by KPMG on sustainable transport and housing and highlighted the role that sound sustainable transport investment can play in unlocking the benefits…

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Transport Knowledge Hub Events

27 March 2018, Transport Knowledge Hub South West Event

Published on: 5th April 2018

On 27 March 2018, the Transport Knowledge Hub hosted an event in Bristol. Chaired by Gerard Whelan, Director of Corporate Finance, Government and Infrastructure at KPMG, the event examined how by working together, industry partners can secure the investment needed to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth in the South West. Speakers included Alice Darley (Highways…

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