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Third Thursday: Active Travel for Net Zero Places

DATE : 26 November 2020
LOCATION : Online Event
START TIME : 4:00 pm END TIME : 5:15 pm

This month’s Third Thursday will explore this topic from the perspective of place leaders, researchers and market innovators.

Active travel is a topic for our times. Challenges including COVID19, Net Zero, air quality and congestion have given fresh impetus to cycling, walking and the active agenda. This month’s Third Thursday will explore this topic from the perspective of place leaders, researchers and market innovators.

Our panel will discuss how we can implement more active travel in cities and which cities are leading by example, they will discuss evidence to make the case for this change and how the supply chain is stepping up to this demand.

Speakers

  • Dame Sarah Storey, Paralympian and Sheffield City Region Active Travel Commissioner
  • Rachel Aldred, Professor of Transport at the University of Westminster, and Director of the Active Travel Academy.
  • Tom McPhail, Director of Public Affairs, Pure Electric
  • Chaired by Sam Markey, Director of Strategic Analysis, Connected Places Catapult

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