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Transport and Coronavirus - A Mobility Revolution?

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21 July 2020 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM / North East England / Online

21 July 2020 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Coronavirus and the lockdown has had profound impacts on our lives and not least the relationship with travel, whether that be a substantial reduction in commuting, fewer people travelling on holiday and levels of walking and cycling for recreation increasing.  This webinar will attempt to address a potential new relationship with transport and how we can avoid slipping back to the negative aspects of old habits and embrace the opportunities the virus has presented, focused on decarbonising the transport network.

Speakers and what will be discussed;

  • Philip Meikle, Director of Transport Strategy -Transport North East.  Covid and The North East - A regional transport response
  • Jack Snape, Analysis Manager – Transport for the North. Levelling-up and zero carbon – Using models to understand how we might achieve our objectives in the face of deep uncertainty
  • Jonah Morris, Partnerships Manager – North East & Cumbria | Partnerships Team (England North) – Sustrans.  Active Travel - The Boom and avoiding this fizzling out!
  • James Gleave, Director – Mobility Labs and Board member – Transport Planning Society.  The Experience of Transport Planners in COVID-19

All webinars will be recorded and published on the RTPI YouTube channel.