Too often transport is considered in isolation from other areas of study. The ITC has therefore commissioned this new research project to investigate why we travel, using insights from all fields of human knowledge. We have grouped these under 12 main topics across the sciences, arts and humanities. For each topic we have engaged a team of experts to write a brief ‘topic sheet’ exploring the theme of ‘Why Travel?’.

Click on the topics in the left column of this page to find out more.