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  • A greater role for ORR regulating passenger franchisees in England & Wales - View report

    Competition in the Local Bus Market - View report

    Charging HGV's - View report

    Devolving local major transport schemes - View report

    Cross Border Road and Rail Connectivity - View report

    Reform of the Railways - View report

    Rail decentralisation: devolving decision-making on passenger rail services in England - View report

    Low Carbon Vehicles - View report

    Planning Act 2008: Consultation on proposed changes to the suite of guidance documents for the major infrastructure planning regime - View report

    Maintaining the Competiveness of UK Global Aviation - View report

    Walking and cycling: local measures to promote walking and cycling as forms of travel or recreation: Consultation on the draft guidance and evidence reviews - View report

    Consultation on Active Travel (Wales) Bill - View report

    Issues and concerns around safe, affordable and accessible transport for young people and make recommendations to decision makers to address them.' - View report

    Abolition of DPTAC - View report

    Road Freight - View report

    Draft Aviation Policy Framework - View report

    Marine Pilotage - View report

    Consultation on the combined Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise - View report

    Transport and the Accessibility of Public Services - View report

    Aviation Strategy - View report

    Consultation on bus subsidy reform - View report

    Land Transport Security - View report

    Get Britain Cycling - View report

    Effectiveness of legislation relating to transport for disabled people

  • Land Transport Security - View report

     

                 

    Brown Review - View report

     

                   

    EU Transport Issues - View report

     

                 

    Review of Planning Practice Guidance - Consultation (Taylor Review) - View report

     

                 

    Revised Statutory Guidance on local bus services - View report

     

                   

    Discussion paper 1 - Aviation Demand Forecasting - View report

     

                     

    Night Flights Consultation - View report

     

                     

    Proposals for making best use of existing capacity in medium and short term - View report

     

                     

    Transforming the HA into a government-owned company - View report

     

                     

    Market Study: Long Distance - View report

     

                     

    Market Study: London and SE - View report

     

                     

    Market Study: Regional Urban - View report

     

                     

    Market Study: Freight - View report

     

                     

    EU Balance of Competences Review on Transport  - View report

     

     

    Airport Operational Models - View report

     

                     

    Passenger Transport in Isolated Communities - View report

     

                   

    Long Term Options - Reponse to proposals - View report

     

                     

    Strategic Road Network - View report

     

               
  • Cycle Delivery Plan - View report

     

             

    Transport for London Consultation on North-South and East-West Cycle Super Highways - View report

     

               

    London Infrastructure Plan 2050 - View report

     

               

    Smaller Airports - View report

     

                     

    TransPennine Express Rail Franchise: Northern Rail Franchise - View report

     

                     

    Investment in the Railway - View report

     

                     

    Implementation of the Competition Commission remedies on bus registration - View report

     

                     

    National road and rail networks: draft national policy statement - View report

     

               

    Local authority parking strategies - View report

     

                     

    Liverpool Mayoral review of bus lanes - View report

     

                 

    Airport commission consultation: Appraisal Framework - View report

     

  •  Buses Reform Stakeholder Engagement - View report

     

                     

     Surface transport to airports - View report

     

                     

     Road haulage sector: Skills and workforce planning inquiry - View report

     

                   

    Network Rail Wessex Route Study - View report

     

                   

    Network Rail Anglia Route Study - View report

     

                   

    Airports Commission Consultation on Shortlisted Options for a New Runway - View report               

           

                   

    Network Rail South East Route – Sussex Route Study - View report

     

                   

    Network Rail Western Route Study - View report

     

                   

    Improving Connectivity - View report

     

                     

    Network Rail East Midlands Route Study - View report

     

                   

    Network Rail Wales Route Study - View report          

     

                   

    Monitoring Highways England - View report

     

                   

    Supporting English regional airports from the impacts of air passenger duty devolution - View report

     

                     

    Management of Congested Infrastructure - View report

     

                 

    Competition in Passenger Rail Services in Great Britain - View report

     

  • Freight Network Study  - View report

     

                     

    Disability and the Built Environment - View Report

     

                     

    Monitoring Highways England’s network investment - View Report

     

                     

    West Midlands and Chilterns Route Study - View Report

     

                     

     Bus Services Bill - View Report

     

                     

     Improving rail passenger experience - View Report

     

                     

     Lower Thames Crossing Consultation - View Report

     

                     

     Periodic review 2018 (PR18) initial consultation - View Report

     

                     

     Passenger Access to Airports - View Report

     

                     

     Network Rail's investment programme: The Hendy report consultation - View Report

     

                     

     A new approach to rail passenger services in London and the South East - View Report

     

                     

     National Infrastructure Commission: Governance - View Report

     

                     

     Rail Regulation: call for evidence - View Report

     

                     
    National Infrastructure Commission call for evidence 
    View - NIC: Northern Connectivity
    View - NIC: London Transport Infrastructure
                     

     Consultation towards Scotland’s Rail Freight Strategy - View Report

     


  • Rail Review - call for evidence - Full response here

    Consultation on our new policy for holding Network Rail to account - Full response here

    Direct Vision Standard (DVS) - Full response here

    Draft London Plan - Full response here

    Airspace and Future Operations consultation - Full response here

    Delay Attribution Review - Full response here

    Aviation 2050 - the future of UK aviation - Full response here

    Pay-as-you-go on rail - Full response here

    Light rail and other rapid transit solutions in cities and towns: call for evidence - Full response here

    Williams Review - Future Freight Opportunities - Full response here

    Heathrow Airport Expansion Consultation - Full response here

    Proposed Legislative Measures to Strengthen Compliance with Operation Brock; and Enhanced Border Readiness Checks - Full response here

    Cambridge & Peterborough Local Transport Plan - Full response here

    Carbon offsetting in transport: a call for evidence - Full response here

HS2 Review - To download click here

Joined-up Journeys: Integration and Interchange – making travel work for disabled and older people - To download click here

 

 

  Lower Thames Crossing Consultation

A South East region response to the Highways England consultation

Read our response here 
 

 

 
Devolution of Air Passenger Duty to Wales

A CILT Wales/Cymru submission to the Welsh Affairs Committee inquiry

Read our response here 

 

 
Transport appraisal and modelling strategy: informing future investment decisions

A CILT response to the DfT consultation

Read our response here 
 

 

 
Proposed Changes to the Congestion Charge

A CILT response to the Transport for London consultation

Read our brief response here 

 

 
Bus Services Act 2017: open data

A CILT response to the DfT consultation

Read our response here 
 

 

 
Bus Services Act 2017: accessible information

An Accessibility and Inclusion Forum response to the DfT consultation

Read our response here 

 

 
The Last Mile: call for evidence

A CILT Freight and Logistics Policy Group response to the DfT consultation

The call for evidence sought views on how to improve the sustainability of freight.  Read CILT’s submission here
 

 

 
Future of mobility call for evidence

A CILT Freight and Logistics Policy Group response to the DfT consultation

Read our response here 
 

 

 
Rural Transport: Kent

A CILT South East Region response to the Kent County Council Consultation

Read our response here 
 

 

 
Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill

A CILT response to the DfT consultation

Read our brief response here 

 

 
Maritime 2050: call for evidence

A CILT response to the DfT consultation

Read our response here 

 

 
Draft revised National Planning Policy Framework

A CILT response to the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government consultation

Read our response here 

 

 
Section 19 and 22 permits: how to apply EU Regulation 1071/2009

A combined response by CILT’s Bus and Coach Forum and Accessibility and Inclusion Forum to the DfT consultation

The DfT sought views on proposed changes to law and guidance about who can operate public service vehicles (PSVs) without a PSV licence.  Read our response here 

 

 
Sheffield City Region Transport Strategy

A response by CILT’s NE Policy Group to the consultation

Read our response here 

 

 
Heathrow Airport Expansion and Airspace Principles

A response by CILT to the Heathrow consultations

Read CILT’s response here 
 

 

 
Proposals for the creation of a Major Road Network

A response by CILT the DfT consultation

This consultation sought views on:

·         how to define the MRN

·         the role that local, regional and national bodies will play in the MRN investment programme

·         which schemes will be eligible for MRN funding

Read CILT’s response here 

 

 
East Coast Mainline Route Study

A response by CILT’s NE Region to the Network Rail Consultation

Read CILT’s submission here 
 

 

 
Draft New London Plan

A response by CILT to the GLA consultation

The GLA sought views on proposals contained within the New Draft London Plan.

Read CILT’s submission here
 

 

 
Great Western Rail Franchise

A response by CILT to the DfT Consultation

The DfT sought views on future services across the Great Western network. In our response

Read CILT’s submission here

 

 
Shaping the future of England’s strategic roads (RIS2)

A response by CILT to the DfT consultation

In order to set investment in the Strategic Road Network (SRN) the government publishes a multi-year ‘Road investment strategy’ (RIS). The second RIS (RIS2) will cover the financial years 2020/21 to 2024/25. This consultation sought views on initial proposals and government’s analytical approach.

Read CILT’s submission here

 

 

Improving Assisted Travel: a consultation

A response by CILT’s Accessibility and Inclusion Forum to the Office for Rail and Road Consultation

The ORR sought views on potential improvements to assisted travel

Read the forum’s response here

 

 

Reforming the heavy goods vehicle road user levy

A response by CILT to the DfT Consultation

The DfT issued a call for evidence on how to reform the heavy goods vehicle levy so that it:

  • rewards hauliers that plan their routes efficiently
  • incentivises efficient use of roads
  • improves environmental performance, including air quality and carbon emissions
Read CILT’s full response here
   

Solving the problems to ensure frictionless borders

CILT’s profile and influence on evolving Brexit negotiating priorities continues to increase. With a number of Brexit related Bills currently passing through Parliament, CILT is working to influence and guide the debate surrounding and understanding of the impact of proposals on the sector.

Following the Prime Ministers speech earlier this month, CILT has produced a briefing paper which explores the need for frictionless borders in addition to a multitude of Brexit related issues. 

Read the full response here.

 

The Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill - The Customs Billclick here

CILT further concerns with Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Billclick here

   

Freight, logistics and Supply Chain Priorities for EU Exit Negotiations: Recommendations to Government 

Freight, logistics and Supply Chain Priorities for EU Exit Negotiations: Recommendations to Government details the output of a high level roundtable meetings which explore the implications of Brexit on the freight sector. The reports highlight key impacts as well as opportunities and explores how best to mitigate potential risk. 

The December 2016 report can be found here.

The May 2017 report can be found here.

The January 2018 report can be found here.

The July 2018 report can be found here. 
   

Understanding and meeting the needs of travellers with hidden disabilities

This Guidance Note has been produced by CILT’s Accessibility & Inclusion Forum following a seminar organised by the Forum in early 2017. The purpose of this Guidance Note is to raise awareness among transport providers, local authorities, planners and designers of the needs of the very large number of people whose disabilities are hidden and so not visible to those around them.

To download click here.

 

(Re)Inventing the Wheel

(Re)Inventing the Wheel examines a range of issues relating to transport over the next 20-25 years and looks at potential new technologies ranging from autonomous electric cars to real time journey management. 

To download click here.

The Future of Aviation - View report                
A Vision for Transport Planning - View report                
A Vision for Cymru Wales - View report                
CILT Driver Shortage Crisis 2015  - View report            
Bus reform: survey of senior directors of local bus service operators  - View report            
Vision 2035: UK Freight report - View report  
The impacts of concessionary travel passes for older and disabled people – a review of the evidence
Professor Roger Mackett FCILT - View report
 
Transport and the Economy - View report                        
The Case for HS2 - View report                  
Empowering staff: enabling passengers - View report                  
Maintaining Momentum: Summer 2012 Logistics Legacy Report - View report                                        
Eddington - 6 years on - View report                  
Transport Use of Carbon - View report                  
The Strategic Road Network - Key issues in developing a long-term strategy - View report                                        
Vision 2035 - View report                  
Think Cycling! - View report                  
An Inconvenient Truck - View report                  

Institute Public Policy and Guidance

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is dedicated to shaping change in all aspects of logistics, supply chain and transport. CILT plays a vital role in the development of policy and guidance, producing regular submissions to the UK Government, European Commission and other bodies as well as publishing reports and consultation responses which review and respond to recent policy proposals. 

The Institute has no political affiliations and does not support any particular vested interests. Our principal concerns are that transport and logistics policies and procedures should be effective and efficient; based on objective analysis of the issues and practical experience and that good practice should be widely disseminated and adopted. To meet these aims, a great deal of work is undertaken by our network of Forums and policy working groups and channelled through the Public Policies Committee.

CILT public policy is solely lead and developed by our members. Member input into policy reports and consultation responses ensures that CILT reflects the current concerns of the supply chain, logistics and transport professions. 

If you would like to contribute to the ongoing work of our policy community please contact CILT Head of Policy daniel.parker-klein@ciltuk.org.uk


Routes to Net Zero 2050


The challenge of future carbon and emissions reduction for rural communities

This report notes the differences between rural and urban travel patterns, community and rural business needs and the nuances of public transport in rural areas. The economic role of the rural economy is significant and presents real opportunities to support the government’s drive to decarbonisation. The paper discusses what makes the rural environment unique, meaning it requires different consideration in policy-making. The report states that rural communities may be left behind if consideration is not given to these areas on the road to net zero carbon.

To download click here

 


2020 Year-End Summary Report

At the end of a year of study, debate and events, CILT published its year-end report summarising its work on Routes to Net Zero 2050 and looking ahead to the work to be done in 2021. This report summarises the work of CILT over the last year on transport decarbonisation and is intended to update CILT members, government ministers and officials, industry and other interested parties. The report includes 21 recommendations for action covering all transport modes and activities. 

To download click here

 

 


 

 

Recently Published Policy and Guidance


 

Factors affecting local bus demand and potential for increase

The local bus market in Britain has experienced considerable fluctuation in recent years. Whilst an overall decline has been observed, there have been encouraging signs of positive developments in some sectors of provision, and there is evidence of the extent to which users as a whole respond to changes in service characteristics. This paper draws on evidence regarding overall demand factors, and cases where additional demand has been attracted. It primarily describes the situation ‘pre-Covid’, but effects of the epidemic are considered at the end of this paper.

To download click here


 

Recently Published Consultation Responses

 


 

 

Aviation tax reform

The Institute's response to the Treasury Consultation published March 2021. 

The regional Air Connectivity Review sought views on a series of measures to support regional connectivity across the UK.

To read the full response, click here

 


 

UK Regional Air Connectivity Review

 

A submission by CILT to the Department for Transport Consultation

The regional Air Connectivity Review sought views on a series of measures to support regional connectivity across the UK

To read the full response, click here  


UK regional air connectivity review update

A supplementary submission by CILT to the Department for Transport Consultation

In March 2020, CILT prepared a paper for the DfT’s Regional Air Connectivity Review. This note provides an update as at the end of July 2020 to take account of developments, in particular the impact of the Covid-19 situation, but also the Appeal Court decision on Heathrow and decarbonisation developments.

To read the full response, click here  


Coronavirus: implications for transport

A submission by CILT to the House of Commons Transport Committee Inquiry

The Transport Committee sought views on transport issues faced during the coronavirus outbreak

To read the full response, click here 


Economic Regulation of Heathrow Airport (CAP 1940)

A CILT response to the Civil Aviation Authority consultation

CILT’s Aviation Policy Group submitted comments in relation to:

  • Requirements for HAL’s revised business plan (“RBP”), which it is due to publish in the autumn of 2020;
  • Improving the efficiency incentives and capital expenditure governance arrangements for the H7 price control period;  
  • Further thoughts on our approach to assessing HAL’s financeability and setting the cost of capital for the H7 price control period.

To read the full response, click here  


Building Aviation Back Better: Developing an Environmental Aviation Strategy

A response by CILT to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Heathrow Expansion and Regional Connectivity Inquiry

The APPG sought evidence on how to build a more sustainable aviation policy that supports both workers and the environment.

To read the full response, click here  


Economic Regulation of Heathrow Airport Ltd: response to its request for a covid-19 related RAB adjustment  (CAP 1966)

A response by CILT to the CAA consultation

The CAA sought views on:

  • the background to HAL’s request and the initial views of airlines in response to it;
  • CAA’s approach to assessing HAL’s request;
  • CAA’s initial assessment of HAL’s request; and
  • proposals for next steps and timetable for dealing with the issues raised by the request.

To read the full response, click here  


Reforming Public Transport After the Pandemic

A response by CILT to the House of Commons Transport Committee Inquiry

CILT submitted a cross sector response to the inquiry exploring how best to grow position public transport as we emerge from the pandemic

To read the full response, click here  


Union Connectivity Review: call for evidence

A response by CILT to the call for evidence

CILT submitted a detailed response to the inquiry led by Sir Peter Hendy into Union Connectivity

To read the full response, click here  


Night Flights Consultation

A submission by the Aviation Policy Group to the DfT consultation

The consultation sought views on policy options for future night flight policy, beyond 2024, at designated airports and nationally

To read the full response, click here  


 

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