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Transport Planning Network

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The RTPI-TPS Transport Planning Network (TPN) is a member-driven forum for transport planners and those with an interest in transport issues. It is run jointly between the RTPI and the Transport Planning Society.

TPN membership offers a great range of benefits and opportunities, including:

  • A regular email bulletin with details of events, reports and good practice
  • Opportunities to contribute to policy and research development
  • Virtual and face-to-face networking opportunities
  • Provision of support and encouragement in your professional activities
  • Campaigns for improvements in policy and practice

RTPI and TPS members can click here to register for the network


Current network management


The Network Chair is Hannah Budnitz, and the Vice Chair is Laura Emmerson.

Hannah is a transport planner with over a dozen years experience. She worked as a consultant at Arup, then as a local government officer at Reading Borough Council before deciding to go freelance to pursue her passion for the discipline of transport planning and its potential to shape neighbourhoods and improve quality of life. Laura is a Principal Transport Planner with WSP|Parsons Brinkerhoff. She specialises in providing support to public sector clients having spent over 11 years at Newcastle City Council. As a Town Planner having worked in highways and transportation throughout her career she cares about creating successful public spaces, workable developments and delivering highway infrastructure.
Hannah Budnitz Laura Emmerson


The Network administrator is James Harris, Policy and Networks Manager at the Royal Town Planning Institute.


Transport Planning Network - LinkedIn Group


Our LinkedIn Group, the 'RTPI-TPS Transport Planning Network', allows members from the RTPI and the Transport Planning Society to discuss the latest issues in the field of transport planning. If you would like any further information on the network contact



Forthcoming events
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@rtpiknowledge : RT @THE_V_TRAIN: @tomekenny @RTPIPlanners setting out our #ldnplan response 20/03/2018 - 05:15

@rtpiknowledge : RT @HarryBurchill: @tomekenny thunders through the @RTPIPlanners London Plan response. Focusing on the importance of capacity to deliver, n… 20/03/2018 - 03:33

@rtpiknowledge : JOB: excellent new Research Assistant role in the policy and research team at RTPI. Come work for us! 16/03/2018 - 04:55