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Webinar: 11.00 - 12.15

29 May 2020

Training course

** Last chance to book **

Fast-tracked statutory guidance, published on May 9 and effective immediately, instructs councils to reallocate roadspace for significantly-increased numbers of cyclists and pedestrians during the COVID-19 pandemic. In towns and cities, some streets could become bike and bus-only.

The government’s supporting £250 million funding programme to encourage walking and cycling will be released across England shortly. A further £5 billion has also been promised to lock-in active travel behaviour change, enable social distancing and kick-start a green transport recovery.

As the Department for Transport engages with local authorities over the coming weeks to discuss projects and mobilisation, this 60-minute webinar will look at the toolkits and regulatory / legislative considerations for space reallocation / cycle lanes, social distancing and tactical urbanism.

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Chair: Mark Strong, Managing Consultant, Transport Initiatives

Panellists:

  • Cllr Adam Clarke, Deputy City Mayor, Environment & Transportation, Leicester City Council
  • Dr Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum
  • Alex Longdon, Principal City Planner, Transport for London
  • Jeanette Holder, Rediweld Traffic Products

Followed by a facilitated Q+A around the highways / engineering issues involved, considering what is needed to make tactical urbanism workarounds more permanent.

If you have any questions for the panellists, please email Juliana O'Rourke

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