Uber Study published

In 2016 the Fund commissioned a study by Dr Geoffrey Dudley of the University of Oxford into The Governance of Transitions in Urban Mobility: The Case of Uber in London.   The final report and project outputs have now been published and can be found on our publications page here.

Bursary Awards 2017

Rees Jeffreys is pleased to report the award of seven bursaries to students taking a full time Masters in transport in 2017/8.  For more details visit the Bursaries page.  Chairman David Hutchinson commented “I am delighted that again we had an excellent field of candidates from which to choose.  I expect the successful candidates to pursue a career in transport and enrich the supply of professionals in the UK”.

Transport Investment Strategy – MRN

The Department for Transport has announced its Transport Investment Strategy (4th July 2017 DfT announcement.) This new strategy will see local roads benefit from a multi-billion pound fund with the proposed creation of a major road network. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling acknowledged in his press release that the proposals for the major road network were a response to the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund study last year, which highlighted the disparity between the funding and planning Read more…

UK Road Safety report published

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called for an overhaul of road safety in the next Parliament. After a period of rapid decline, the number of road deaths has remained unchanged in statistical terms since 2011. Rees Jeffreys is pleased to have provided support to PACTS is publishing three papers by experts on safer road users, safer roads and safer vehicles as part of its UK Road Safety – Seizing the Opportunities Read more…

David Bayliss stands down

David Bayliss has decided to stand down as a Trustee after nearly two decades of service. Chairman David Hutchinson said “On behalf of my fellow Trustees I want to thank David for his immense contribution to the work of the Fund during his 18 years as a Trustee, ten of those years as Chairman. David has worked tirelessly both as a Trustee and in leading the transformation of the Fund’s operations during his time as Read more…

Steve Gooding – New Trustee

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Gooding as a Trustee.  Steve has been Director of the RAC Foundation, since May 2015. Previously Steve was the Director General for Roads-Traffic-Local at the Department for Transport, responsible for a wide range of policy issues relating to motoring and local travel, funding for bus services and Transport for London, management of the executive agencies that run driver and vehicle licensing and testing, and for the Read more…