Lower Urban Speed Limits in Europe – PACTS research

PACTS is leading a research project ‘Lower urban speed limits in Europe – what does the evidence show?’ (LUSTRE). The aim is to investigate the safety benefits of lower urban speed limits. The project brings together an international team of road safety experts, including Professor Mohammed Quddus and Dr Akis Theofilatos, (Loughborough University), Dr Rune Elvik (Institute of Transport Economics, Norway), Professor Lars-Christer Hyden (Lund University, Sweden), Ellen Townsend and […]

Vacancy – Chair of PACTS Road Environment Working Party

PACTS wishes to appoint a new Chair of its Road Environment Working Party – an important unpaid role within PACTS. After six years as Chair, Heather Ward, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University College London, is stepping down at the end of December 2019 so this post is now vacant. Applicants are invited to submit their CV and a short covering statement to PACTS by 31st January. If you would like to discuss it, please contact the […]

PACTS Response to consultation on changing the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.

PACTS has responded to the consultation by Mark Ruskell MSP, Green Party, on a Members Bill to change the default speed limit in built up areas across Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.

Atkins research on 20mph limit areas: Interim results

Atkins has released interim results from their analysis of speed outcomes in 20mph limit areas.

Parliamentary Questions on transport safety issues (April 2017)

Recent Parliamentary Questions and Answers from the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

April 2017 update.