Act TravelWise

18/10/2018


Upcoming Events

 

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Happy Friday! 

Our Annual Conference is 31 January 2019 in Birmingham, with the theme 'Innovation and Change in Mobility Management: What's New and What's Next?'. The Call for Papers, Sponsors and Exhibitors is open until 31 October and can be found below in this issue. Those who have sent in papers will be contacted shortly. Many thanks to SYSTRA, our headline sponsor.

We're launching an Autumn Membership Drive to bring in new members across the UK, so that we have the resources to be more effective in helping to promote sustainable travel. You can find all the information on membership benefits and fees here. You can direct any questions to [email protected] Existing members: Please help us spread the word.

We'll be holding an event on Travel Planning and Parking Management for Universities and Hospitals on Tues 12 March 2019 hosted by AECOM in Birmingham. Please email us with your university and hospital trust contacts so that we can build an up-to-date database of invitees and create an ongoing forum. If you have ideas for other events/training or wish to lead one yourself, please do get in touch.

Thank you for reading!

Our Member Login Area on Acttravelwise.org is now populated with scores of guidance documents, conference presentations and other resources made available exclusively to members. If you're not already an Act TravelWise member, it's easy to join and you can do this by completing our Membership Form found on the website. Among other benefits, membership gives you a free place at all of our events throughout the year. You also get discounts on registration at our partners' events.

News

News  

EPOMM E-Update on Mobility Management for Ports, Islands and Tourist Destinations

EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management - has released its September 2018 e-update on the topic of 'The importance of Mobility Management for ports, islands and tourist destinations'. It addresses research, case studies, initiatives and strategies specifically relating to the the needs and requirements of visitors, port authorities, transport operators and freight operators.

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Review of Highway Code Set to Empower Cyclists and Pedestrians

The government is set to review guidance on how road users should behave in relation to cyclists and pedestrians, as part of its ambition to drive down unnecessary deaths.

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New Glasgow Cycle Map Launched

Commissioned by Glasgow City Council in 2018, the new Glasgow Cycle Map has been designed by Pindar Creative to appeal to local residents and the many visitors that Glasgow attracts each year. Its launch coincided with the European Championships held in Glasgow in August 2018 with the hope that the event would see an uplift in cycling locally.

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Urban Transport Group Launches Health and Wellbeing Hub

Professionals working in the transport and health sectors can work more closely with one another to improve health outcomes in the UK, the Urban Transport Group has said today. The statement comes as the Urban Transport Group unveils its new ‘Health and Wellbeing Hub’. The hub provides a digital, one stop shop, which brings together a wide range of resources that health and transport professionals need to understand one another, and to work more effectively together.

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Events

Featured Event  

Transport Planning Camp - 7 November 2018

Transport Planning Camp is an unconference that will bring together transport planners, engineers, technologists, social activists, academics and others interested in the intersection of transport, technology, and our lives. It will take place at the Open Data Institute in Leeds.

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Featured Event  

Cycling + Walking Innovations - 5 December 2018

This second annual event, organised by Landor LINKS for the Department of Transport, focusses on how cycling and walking is supporting the Government's Industrial Strategy. Act TravelWise is supporting this event and a 15% discount has been arranged for our members.

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Featured Event  

London and South East Regional Meeting - 18 December 2018

The London and South East regional groups will hold a joint meeting and workshop on Tuesday 18 December, hosted by Mott MacDonald in Croydon. A workshop on Mobility as a Service & Future Mobility will take place from 10:30-12:30, followed by the regional meeting from 1-3 pm. There are separate registrations required for each.

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Featured Event  

Act TravelWise Annual Conference & AGM - 31 January 2019

Act TravelWise will be holding its Annual Conference & AGM on Thursday 31 January 2019 in Birmingham, with the theme 'Innovation and Change in Mobility Management: What's New and What's Next?'. The programme has been published and registration is open. Keynote speakers: Darren Shirley, CEO of Campaign for Better Transport and Dr Rachel Aldred of University of Westminster.

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