June 2016 Seminar

Sixth annual regional seminar of the North West Active Travel Network (June 2016)

‘Accessible Infrastructure-Design for All’

Manchester Metropolitan University, 13:00-17:00, Wednesday 8th June 2016, with an optional cycle or walking tour in the morning

In coordination with Adrian Lord, Phil Jones Associates on behalf of CILT

Presentations available here

This event was organised jointly by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the North West Active Travel Network with support from the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, Institute of Highway Engineers, Institute of Civil Engineers and the Transport Planning Society.

The focus of this event  was how urban infrastructure can be designed to offer high quality environments for pedestrians and cyclists, while ensuring that people with sensory and physical disabilities are not inadvertently excluded.

Speakers included:

  • Alex Longdon from the London Cycling Design Standards team;

  • Faith Martin, London’s Pedestrian Level of Service Guidance;

  • Ian Tierney, Wheels for All

  • Flick Harris, Manchester Disabled Persons Transport Group

  • Terri Ballon

For this free seminar (uncatered), 163 attendees signed up on Eventbrite, with both the cycling and walking tours fully booked.  Both cycling and walking tours explored the infrastructure on Wilmslow Road.