Cycle City Active City is the conference and exhibition for all those working to encourage utility cycling, walking and active, healthy lifestyles across Britain. Town and cities with high levels of cycling, walking, play and sport are healthy, fun and work for people. This event shows how we get from ideas to reality. Act TravelWise members receive a 20% discount on the delegate rates.

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The next meeting of the Scotland group will take place on 12 June from 10am to 1pm at the University of Dundee. It is a combined meeting with the EAUC (Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges) Travel and Transport Topic Support Network.

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A wide variety of bike sharing schemes have been implemented in the UK and abroad. Bike sharing is a growing and developing phenomenon, with options including docked and dockless and multiple operators competing in the market. The workshop will take place 10:00 to 12:00 in Birmingham hosted by Atkins, followed by a regional meeting in the same venue from 12:15 to 1:30 pm. The workshop includes speakers from Carplus Bikeplus, both a docked and dockless bike sharing operator and Transport for West Midlands. Registration is now open. This workshop is free for Act TravelWise members sending one delegate. Non-members and additional delegates are charged at £50 + VAT.

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The next regional meeting in the Midlands will take place on Wednesday 9 May in Birmingham, hosted by Atkins. The meeting will follow the training workshop 'Bike Sharing Schemes: Options, Suppliers and Implementation' held just before the meeting in the same venue. The regional meeting will take place from 12:15 to 1:30 pm and will feature presentations from members and partners in the region.

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Act TravelWise is seeking to boost regional networking activity in the East of England through this event marketed throughout the region and open to all transport practitioners at no charge. The event highlights various innovative transport initiatives in Cambridge.

The free event will take place at the University of Cambridge from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, followed by an East of England regional meeting from 2:00 to 3:00 pm, which will serve to help shape ongoing regional activity based on the needs that are vocalised by those in the region.

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On 27 April in Horsham, Andy Winmill and Charlotte Collins of WSP will lead a workshop on delivering area-based travel plans led by local authorities. The workshop will examine innovative approaches to creating a blueprint for investment, securing funding through the planning process, guidance for developers, and insight in developing on-going quality and consistency in delivery.

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The next regional meeting in the South East will take place on Friday 27 April in Horsham, hosted by West Sussex County Council. The meeting will link with the theme of the training workshop 'Centralised Travel Plan Delivery: Funding and the Planning System' held just before the meeting in the same venue.

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For cities with a smart vision, the need for alternative procurement, effective partnership models and innovative but economical technology solutions is more important than ever. For cities with a smart vision, the need for alternative procurement, effective partnership models and innovative but economical technology solutions is more important than ever.

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Craig Barrack of carbon heroes ltd will lead a two-hour workshop in Liverpool 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 workshop will take place at WSP in Liverpool prior to the North West regional meeting. Registration is now open. Act TravelWise members receive one free delegate place. There's a modest fee for non-members and additional delegates.

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