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Transport – The race to net zero. Is radical action needed to get to net zero?

Webinar
10 August 2022 at 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM / North East England / National / Online
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Date
10 August 2022 at 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Venue
RTPI - Webinar, Online Event, Multimedia Training, Online, United Kingdom, 000000
Price from
Free
Organiser
RTPI North East | [email protected]

RTPI North East brings this webinar to you as part of the RTPI Online event series.

Effective Transport planning is critical if we are to address climate change. COP26 focused heavily on the need to transition away from carbon emitting road transport, however this webinar examines why we must go much further and faster bettering performance against international and domestic goals. Speakers will look at,

Decarbonisation of transport and tangible actions that we can take through Planning Patterns of investment needed to support decarbonisation of the network across spatial contexts. The approach to decarbonising different sectors, with some clear action plans Legislative or policy changes to support decarbonisation

The webinar will be chaired by Andrew Dorrian, Senior Transport Planner - Transport North East.  

Speakers

  • Rachelle Forsyth-Ward, Head of Transport Policy and Strategy Development at Transport North East
    Moving to a green, healthy, dynamic and thriving North East
  • Simon McGlone, Major Roads Senior Planning & Strategy Officer at Transport for the North
    Regional transport decarbonisation and EV Charging Infrastructure Framework
  • Nicola Hill, Transport Planner, Natalie Gravett, Transport Planner and Ben Turner, Economist at Arup
    Topic - tbc soon

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If you experience any problems when booking, please contact Kim Walker Regional Coordinator for assistance

Learn more about our speakers

Andrew Dorrian

Senior Transport Planner at Transport NE Strategy Unit and RTPI NE Honorary Secretary & Treasurer

Rachelle Forsyth-Ward

Head of Transport Policy and Strategy Development at Transport North East

Simon McGlone

Senior Major Roads Planning and Strategy Officer at Transport for the North

Natalie Gravett

Transport Planner at Arup

Ben Turner

Economist at Arup

Nicola Hill

Associate Transport Planner at Arup