Act TravelWise

20/11/2018


Upcoming Events

 

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We hope you can join us for our 'Mobility as a Service & Future Mobility' workshop on 18 December in Croydon, sponsored by Mott MacDonald, to be followed by our London & South East regional meeting. Details are in this e-bulletin.

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 officially closed on 31 October, but there are still opportunities here. Many thanks to SYSTRA, our headline sponsor.

We've launched 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 and the Membership Form hyperlink below. You can direct any questions to info@acttravelwise.org. 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.

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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 Tactical Urbanism

EPOMM - the European Platform on Mobility Management - has released its November 2018 e-update on the topic of 'Tactical Urbanism'. It addresses the many types of low-cost, temporary interventions in neighbourhoods that have been very effective in making streets and squares more liveable.

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TPM 2019 Call for Papers

Now in its 17th year, The Transport Practitioners’ Meeting (TPM) is the annual meeting place for all transport planners, placemakers, highway engineers and urban transport designers. The call for papers is open, as well as registration, for this 10-11 July 2019 event in Oxford.

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Member Discount on PTRC Courses

A discount has been arranged for Act TravelWise members wishing to attend courses organised by PTRC. Click below for details of upcoming courses.

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DfT Publishes Road Safety Action Plan

Measures to combat road rage, encourage more mutual respect between road users and protect the vulnerable released in two-year action plan to improve road safety.

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TfL: High Streets Benefit from Walking and Cycling

TfL has published research that shows improvements to make it easier and safer to walk and cycle in London's town centres and high streets lead to an increase in retail rental values, more retail space being filled and a 93% increase in people walking in the streets.

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Events

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  

Scotland Regional Meeting with EAUC - 12 December 2018

The next Scotland regional meeting, held in conjunction with EAUC Scotland's Travel & Transport Topic Support Network will take place on Wednesday 12 December 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm at University of Dundee.

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Featured Event  

Mobility as a Service & Future Mobility - 18 December 2018

Hosted and sponsored by Mott MacDonald in Croydon, this Act TravelWise workshop will feature Professor Glenn Lyons, Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility at University of the West of England about MaaS evolution; Emily Shovlar of WestTrans on electric bikes for business travel and Tom Godsmark on future mobility case studies. The workshop will followed by a joint regional meeting of the Act TravelWise London and South East regions.

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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?'. A call for papers and call for sponsors and exhibitors has been issued. Registration will open in September 2018. Click below to read more about the theme for 2019.

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