The 2017 Wolfson Economics Prize, now in its third year, involves an open competition with a £250,000 prize. This year, submissions need to address the question: "How can we pay for better, safer, more reliable roads in a way that is fair to road users and good for the economy and the environment?" Submissions are due by 2 March 2017.
Act TravelWise will for the first time in its history be developing a consortium bid with eligible local authorities for themed bids for funding for the DfT's new Access Fund.
Act TravelWise is pleased to welcome our newest Board members, Prea Duhra and Andy Winmill. Both were elected at the 2016 AGM on 28 January. Their profiles can now be found on the Board Members web page. Any additional candidates for the Board who are Act TravelWise members may present themselves at any time.
Nearly 100 delegates, presenters and exhibitors attended our Annual Conference and AGM on Thursday 28 January at the Camden Centre in London. Speakers included Robert Goodwill MP (Minister of State for Transport), Francesca Racioppi (World Health Organization), Philippe Crist (OECD) and Joe Irvin (Living Streets).
Our members and partners had an opportunity to showcase their work on the themes of 'active travel and health' and 'collaboration between local authorities and the private sector'. All of the presentations can now be found on the conference web page, linked from each presentation in the programme.