The Act TravelWise Business Forum is holding a soft launch event hosted by Heathrow on Friday 1 December at 9:30 for 10:00 until 1:00 pm, followed by an optional EV bus tour. The programme includes several speakers with experience relevant to business travel planning. The event is free and open to all. Registration is now open.
Road Safety Week aims to inspire thousands of schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages during the Week and beyond. It also provides a focal point for professionals working in road safety to boost awareness and engagement in their work.
Smarter Travel LIVE! - the UK’s largest gathering of sustainable transport experts and practitioners - will be held from 19-20 October 2017 at ArenaMK in Milton Keynes. The conference aims to address the principal planning and policy issues facing practitioners with regards to the future of mobility services. As a conference partner, Act TravelWise is able to offer a 25% discount on delegate places to its members. More information including a programme and registration details will be available soon.
The next North East regional meeting will be held on Friday 13 October 2017 at 9:30 am at Sunderland Civic Centre. Speakers include Jill Tinsley of Pindar Creative on the North East Combined Authority GoSmarter portal and Don Kent on TravelWise Week/European Mobility Week.
The next South West Act TravelWise meeting will be in Trowbridge on 10 October 2017. We are making this a 'demo' meeting, where suppliers can come and spend 20 minutes showing off a piece of software or hardware that would impress our attendees, who are interested in a range of sustainable transport initiatives.
Bikeplus has announced that the second UK Bike Share Conference will be held in Manchester from 27-28 September 2017. Registration is now open and the programme is available online.
Why Sports Media Group is proud to present the Creating Active Communities Conference - Investing in National Health and Wellbeing, to be held at The Royal Society of Medicine, Wimple Street, London on 21 September 2017. Act TravelWise members receive a 20% discount on delegate places.
The Centre for Transport & Society at University of the West of England is organising a conference in Bristol on making traffic-free spaces. It will be held on 15 September 2017 in central Bristol. You will hear from the people leading traffic removal projects today in London, Leicester, Cambridge, and Taunton. You will hear from a developer about the potential for new housing in traffic-free areas and the conference will finish with smaller workshop sessions, to exchange experience of what works, what doesn't and how these leading cities have overcome barriers and opposition to make it all happen.
Act TravelWise is proud to support Cycle to Work Day, which encourages adults across the UK to get on their bike and give cycle commuting a go for one day. Why – because cycling to work is brilliant! It’s an easy way to boost your health and fitness, improve your wellbeing and show some love to the environment.
Professor Greg Marsden of Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds will deliver a free evening talk on 25 July 2017 at Transport for Greater Manchester following the fourth evidence session of the Commission on Travel Demand.