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:
- Rod Black, Highway Development & Sustainable Travel Manager, Luton Borough Council
- Abby Hone, Principal Transport Planner, Brighton & Hove City Council
- Adrian Lord, Associate Director, Phil Jones Associates
- Brian Deegan, Principal Technical Specialist, TfL
- Kate Conto, Senior Policy Officer, Ramblers
- Ruth Cadbury MP, Chair, APPG on Cycling
- Roger Geffen, Policy Director, Cycling UK
- Andy Cope, Director of Insight, Sustrans
- More speakers tbc
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.
The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available confirming your attendance.
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