October 2015 Seminar

Fifth Regional Seminar on Active Travel

Active Travel – Better Towns

Ride the Lights, Walk the Prom

Arranged by Living Streets and North West Active Travel Network

The Solaris Centre, Blackpool by kind permission of Blackpool Borough Council

Wednesday 14th October 2015: 10:00 registration, to start at 10:40

This seminar continued a series initiated by Cycling Projects in 1999 with the support of the Government Office for the North West that North West Active Travel Network took over from in 2012.  These seminars are intended primarily for Local Authority Officers and other interested parties.

The economic and health benefits of active travel are highlighted with features where both walking and cycling have special provision, with emphasis on enabling higher levels of active travel.

The programme included (pdf’s of talks linked to titles):

Prior to the formal programme optional cycling and walking tours were available from Blackpool North station visiting sites of special traffic interest en route to the Solaris Centre

Fee: Standard: £50.       Representatives of voluntary bodies: £25.

This included lunch and refreshments provided by Cafe Chicco at the Solaris Centre.



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