Implementing the Cycling & Walking Investment Strategy

Context:

With the recent publication of the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, with it's aim to double cycling by 2025, reverse the decline in walking and £300 million pledged by the Government, join this Westminster Briefing and discover how this strategy will be implement, what new funding schemes and sector-initiatives are available, and what these will mean for cyclists, pedestrians and local authorities. We will also address what makes successful cycling projects, particularly through working in partnership.

Key issues to be addressed:

  • Implementing the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
  • Long term funding approach: What this will mean for cyclists, pedestrians and Local Authorities
  • Boosting safety: Creating a safer and more attractive environment for cyclists and pedestrians
  • Delivering transformative change: Effectively and efficiently working in partnership
  • Local Highways Maintenance: Including cycling renewal in other roads investment
  • Examples of innovative projects & programmes to boost cycling and walking
  • Accessing funding: Top-tips and guidance on how to access funding
  • Assessing the impacts of regional devolution
  • Sharing best practice locally and nationally

Confirmed to speak:

  • Ruth Cadbury MP, Chair, APPG on Cycling (Morning chair)
  • Adrian Lord, Associate Director, Phil Jones Associates
  • Brian Deegan, Principal Technical Planner, TfL
  • Roger Geffen, Policy Director, Cycling UK
  • More speakers tbc

The event:

In the morning session you will hear the latest on current policy and consider the impact of Government initiatives on cycling and walking levels. In the afternoon session you will hear best practice and examples.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who Should Attend?

Delegates will be drawn from across the transport sector including cycling, walking, roads, planning, elected members and other interested parties from Local Authorities; transport consultants; cycling and walking interest groups; local and national campaigners and anyone interested in the Government's work towards improving the levels of cycling and walking in the UK.

CPD:

The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.

Contact:

For registration enquiries please contact: Customer.services@westminster-briefing.com | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email: Dominic.collyer@westminster-briefing.com

Thursday 29th June 2017

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each
Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each
Above prices exclude VAT


Background Quote

"We want to make cycling and walking the natural choice for shorter journeys, or as part of a longer journey" Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy


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