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The Transport Economists’ Group, formed in 1973, provides a forum for people involved in transport economics to meet regularly and discuss matters of mutual interest. Membership is open to economists working in transport and others whose work is connected with transport economics. The aim of the Group is to improve the quality of transport management, planning and decision making by promoting lectures, discussions and publications related to the economics of transport and of the environment within which the industry functions.

Next meeting, Wednesday 24 April 2019 at 17:30 for 18:00

Free to TEG members, £4 “Honesty Box” for non-members

The next meeting of the Transport Economists’ Group will be held at 17:30 for 18:00 on Wednesday 24 April 2019 at Arup at 13 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BQ

John Segal and Jenny Taylor of SYSTRA will speak on “Evaluation of the 26-30 Railcard pilot

The 26-30 Railcard (“The Millennial Railcard”) went on sale on 2 January 2019 and was met by high initial demand.

The new railcard offers similar benefits to the existing Young Person's 16-to-25 Railcard. It costs £30 and offers a saving of one third on rail fares throughout Great Britain for a whole year, including all Standard and First Class Advance fares. To be eligible, passengers must be aged 26-30 and have a smart mobile device.

The speakers will describe their work on the evaluation of the pilot of the 26-30 Railcard for the Rail Delivery Group (RDG), including its projected impact on travel behaviour.

Attendance is open to anyone, but to enable Arup security to prepare a pass for you please click I wish to attend the next TEG meeting.

(Alternatively, send an email with Subject “I wish to attend the next TEG meeting” to Attendance@transecongroup.org)

 

All meetings will be held at 17:30 for 18:00 at Arup Head Office, 13 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BQ, as shown below

Membership of the Group is open to all applicants, irrespective of background and qualification, and does not confer any professional status or lead to a professional qualification. Membership should not be construed as an endorsement, and no statement by or action of the Group should be construed as an endorsement of any person, proposal or plan.