An Act TravelWise event, in association with WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff and Mouchel on 3 May in Manchester... ‘Mobility as a Service’ (or MaaS for shorthand), one of the latest buzzwords in the transportation realm, promises a step change in the way in which people plan their journeys, make transport choices and pay for their travel. Whilst still in its early stages of development, MaaS has the potential to significantly disrupt traditional transportation service models. Free for Act TravelWise members sending one delegate; £50 + VAT for non-members and additional delegates.
Cycle City Active City Bradford, the fifth event in the Cycle City series, will be held from 11-12 May 2017. A 20% discount is available for Act TravelWise members. Cycle City Active City is a ground breaking conference and exhibition for all those working to encourage Dutch levels of utility cycling and active travel in Britain.
EV Fest is Thames Valley (Business) Park’s annual electric/hybrid car festival, now in partnership with Act TravelWise to enable our members and contacts to attend. Twelve car manufacturers are attending this year. You will be able to talk to the manufacturers in the information marquee, test drive the cars and join in the raffle to win amazing prizes. There will be lunch available from food vans cooking fresh food on-site. Attendance is free for Act TravelWise members sending one delegate; £20 + VAT for non-members and additional delegates.
Craig Barrack of carbon heroes ltd will lead a two-hour workshop hosted by Atkins in Birmingham covering a wide range of technological options that can facilitate sustainable travel: (a) technology as an alternative to transport, (b) social media, (c) mobile devices, (d) location-based services and (e) big data. The Midlands regional meeting will be held after the workshop.
This two-day course run by the UCL Transport Institute is designed to help those working in transport planning to understand and effectively manage consultation and participation processes. The course is held at UCL from 24-25 May 2017. Act TravelWise members receive a 20% discount.
The 2017 European Conference on Mobility Management (ECOMM) will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands from 31 May - 2 June. ECOMM is the most important European platform for policy makers, traffic engineers and scientists in the field of mobility. The conference theme in 2017 is “Teaming-up for liveable cities”. Registration is now open.
The next South West regional meeting will take place on Tuesday 20 June in Plymouth, hosted by Plymouth City Council. There will be an opportunity for a site visit before lunch to view a Plymotion project in action. The regional meeting will be held after lunch in the Council offices.
How do you actually go about planning and implementing a coherent local cycling and walking network? Speakers from Sustrans, West Yorkshire Combined Authority and City of York Council will address this question from different angles in this first-of-its-kind event. The workshop will be held at Highways England in Leeds on Monday 26 June, 2:30 for 3:00 - 5:00 pm followed by the third Yorkshire & The Humber Regional Meeting 5:30 - 7:00 pm with nearby pub social to follow.
The third Yorkshire & The Humber regional meeting will take place on Monday 26 June at 5:30 pm (arrive from 5:00 pm) at Highways England in Leeds, followed by a pub social at 7:00 pm. Linked to the regional meeting, a training workshop on 'Developing Cycling and Walking Networks' will take place in the same venue beforehand (2:30 for 3:00 pm).
The 15th Annual Transport Practitioners’ Meeting will be held 28-29 June 2017 in Nottingham. TPM is an important annual meeting place for all transport planners, highway engineers and urban transport designers to share knowledge, engage in constructive debates and disseminate the latest thinking across the profession. This year's programme is now available. Registration is open and a 15% discount is available for Act TravelWise members.