Bridging the Gap’ event with Transport Scotland

The Transport Geography Research Group and Transport Scotland held a ‘Bridging the Gap’ event on 6th July at Transport Scotland in Edinburgh. This was timed to coincide with the RGS-IBG annual conference, held in the same city.

The event brought together practitioners, policy makers and academics to share good practice, to identify key policy priorities and to inform future transport geography research.

Workshops involved presentation of international examples of transport geography research under themes identified as important to policy-makers and practitioners. This was followed by wider discussion under each theme, namely

Please click on the theme to view the posters from each session.

Professor Phil Goodwin provided the keynote speech highlighting evidence that we have reached ‘Peak Car’. The slides can be accessed here.

A summary of the event will soon be available to TGRG members.

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