The Transport Economists’ Group celebrated 40 years in 2013
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 27 September 2017 at 17:30 for 18:00
Janice Morphet of UCL will speak on “Brexit: implications for transport in the UK”.
Janice Morphet BSC MA PhD FRTPI FAcSS is a Visiting Professor at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, has degrees in sociology, politics and management and a planner with 48 years’ experience. Janice has worked in local and central government, where she has been a Director of Technical Services and a Chief Executive, an academic and a consultant. She has recently published 'Beyond Brexit' (2017) and 'How does Europe shape British public policy?' (2013). She has also published books on spatial planning, infrastructure planning and local government. She has recently completed a research project for the National Infrastructure Planning Association on the DCO system, detail and delivery.
Janice will talk about Brexit and how it could influence the transport sector including major projects and corridors, local urban mobility plans, procurement and environmental regulations. It will also focus on what is likely to remain the same after Brexit, what will be lost and what will be foregone: that is, what is currently being negotiated.
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