An exciting Act Travelwise event is taking place for the East Midlands Region on Thursday 8 October and, if you're a member in the region, we would really like you to be part of it.
Titled 'Creating Better Places for People: Lifestyles and Logistics', the third meeting of the UK SUMP Network will be held on Wednesday 30 September, 10 am to 4 pm hosted by Atkins at its offices in Birmingham.
The first Haringey Cycling Conference will be held on Thursday 24 September. The conference will focus on how to increase cycling using a range of different measures. The organisers are offering a special early bird ticket of only £20 for a limited time, so buy your ticket today!
This workshop in Manchester on 21 September 2015 is designed to improve transparency by providing an insight into how economic appraisal of active travel schemes is conducted by the DfT and LEPs. The information gained will help improve your funding proposals for walking and cycling initiatives.
Organised by the UCL Transport Institute, this free event is designed to enable practitioners to benefit from the latest relevant academic research on on travel behaviour change. The event brings together leading academics working in the field to share and discuss their findings. In addition to their talks, there will be ample time for audience participation.
Sustrans will be running a webinar on Thursday 17 September 2015, 2.30-3.30pm (GMT) so that delegates can gain an understanding of the different elements to successful personalised travel planning and the depth involved in delivery. The webinar will also include an introduction to the PTP-Cycle project, results achieved by partner cities so far, and information on mentoring services that are being offered through the project.
Our next meeting is at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff’s Basingstoke office on Thursday 10 September. For that meeting we will revert to our usual start time of 11am with a 1pm finish followed by one or two brief topical presentations over lunch.
Following the success of the UK’s National Cycle Challenge, Love to Ride is now working with local authorities, businesses and Business Travel Networks across the UK on ‘Ride to Work Week’ – running from Monday 7 to Sunday 13 September 2015.
Cycle to Work Day is a national event, which aims to encourage everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work for just one day. To truly fulfil our aims and see a million people regularly cycle commuting by 2021 we need you to get in the saddle with Cycle to Work Day and encourage your colleagues, friends and family to give cycling a go.
The next Midlands Regional Meeting will be held on Wednesday 2 September at 10:30, at Room 103, Centro House, Birmingham.
Thereafter, the meetings will be held as follows: