This year's Cyclenation - Cycling UK Campaigners Conference will be held in St Albans on Saturday 19 November. This will be followed by a 'cycling infrastructure safari' on Sunday 20 November in central London. Tickets are £15. For details and programme, see http://www.cyclenation.org.uk/conference
The second Total Transport Northern Group (TTNG) Conference, titled 'Delivering Smarter Health Transport', will be held in Doncaster on 11 November 2016. Total Transport is the pan-Government transport initiative to ensure that every £1 spent on transport is maximised. The conference is free to attend. Keynote address by Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport and presentations by various healthcare partners. East Riding of Yorkshire Council is organising the event with support from nine other Northern local authorities that have all received DfT Total Transport Pilot funding.
The next meeting of the South West regional group will take place on Tuesday 11 October 2016 hosted by BANES (location TBC).
The next meeting of the South East regional group will be held on Tuesday 11 October at Motion’s offices in Guildford.
The autumn 2016 meeting of the Midlands regional group is scheduled for Thursday 6 October at 10:30 am at the offices of Transport for West Midlands in Birmingham. The meetings are now chaired by Rachel Evans (email@example.com) of ATKINS and Kerry Swingler (firstname.lastname@example.org) of Centro, either of whom can be contacted for more information.
Bikeplus announces an exciting two day conference in Oxford about bike share in the UK. Participants will gain wider understanding of important issues in the sector from bike share procurement to the latest innovations as well as learning lessons from the Shared Electric Bike Programme. Full conference details here and online registration can be found here.
Sustrans will be delivering a series of open-enrolment Workplace Travel Champions Training courses throughout October-December. The sessions will be hosted by the Big Lottery Fund and are set to take place in Newcastle, Birmingham and Belfast. These courses will give workplace staff the knowledge, skills and confidence to champion sustainable travel within their organisation; providing them with a wealth of tools and materials.
The Carplus Shared Transport Conference 2016 to be held in Glasgow will focus on how shared travel can be integrated with other forms of sustainable transport, particularly in low carbon transport and active travel hubs.
Cycle to Work Day is a national event to be held on 14 September 2016, supported by Act TravelWise and other partners. It aims to encourage everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work for at least one day.
Following upon a successful and well attended second meeting of our NHS Travel & Transport Managers' Forum on 12 July, the forum's third meeting will be held on Tuesday 13 September from 2:30-4:30 pm at BuroHappold in London, with an option to join via teleconference.