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SW Transport

and Special Business General Meeting

Friday, 03 November 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Somerset County Cricket Club, The County Ground, Taunton, TA1 1JT, UK
RTPI South West

Conference Information
This event will focus on the relationships that exist between accommodating movement and the creation of economically successful, desirable and healthy places. Specific references will be made to the impact of technology both in the planning process and in management of the transport system.

Speaker and topic information

  • Active travel: engaging with the challenges and opportunities
    James Cleeton and Patrick Williams at Sustrans

  • Spatial planning and health for cities and regions’ -  Dr Eime Tobari, Space Syntax
  • The emergence of Mobility Services – can we really wean ourselves off the private motor vehicle and what would this mean for planning?
    Rob McDonald, Peter Brett Associates
  • Emerging strategy for surface access to Bristol Airport
    Mark Herbert, Planning Manager at Bristol Airport
  • Reimagining Transport - Winning Hearts & Minds
    Adrian Hale, LTP Engineer/Dorset LEP 'BIG' Programme Manager at Bournemouth Borough Council
  • Can’t we all be place planners?
    Hannah Budnitz, Chair of the RTPI’s Transport Planning Network

  • Closing the Road – removing cross city traffic (one step at a time!)
    Will Pratt, Principal Transport Planner, Devon CC

  • ‘Autonomous vehicles’ and their potential impacts on urban planning and wider society – Professor Graham Parkhurst, Director, Centre for Transport and Society at University of the West of England

Special Business General Meeting
The principal purpose of the SBGM is to report on the results of the Elections to the 2018 RTPI SW Regional Management Board and Regional Activities Committee and to appoint any new committee members to fill any vacancies at the meeting. The SPGM will take place before lunch during the conference. RTPI Members are welcome to attend the SPGM element for free. Please register attendance to
More information on the board and nominations

How to book
Follow the Online Booking links below - you can pay online or request an invoice. We ask that you try to complete the purcahse order number field at point of booking or forward soon after.

If you are booking more than 5 places on this or accross our 2017 conference programme then you can benefit from multibuy discounts.

To read more about how you can save up to 26% on delegate places please click here.

Exhibitor Opportunities
We now welcome exhibitors to showcase their firm, recent developments and to further engage with RTPI Members and professionals in planning. Please contact for further information.


0207 929 8190