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Severo Ochoa Webinars – The Impacts of Active Transport: a Multi-Disciplinary Research and Practice Field – Session 1

June 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am

Aims of the seminars

  • Bring together the international research and practitioner community in transport impact assessment
  • Learn about readily available tools to assess transport impacts or components of it (e.g. transport demand models for active travel)
  • Learn about state-of-the-art methods for the evaluation of transport impacts
  • Learn from practitioners and decision-makers what evidence and tools are useful to support investment in active travel
  • Establish an international transport impact assessment community

First Session

3 June 2020, 08.00-11.30h BST;

(Other time zones:  09.00 – 12.30h CEST (Central European Summer time), 17.00 – 20.30h AEST; 19:00 – 20.30h NZST)

First session agenda

  • Alex Macmillan, University of Otago | Mixed methods for achieving change in the community and in policy: Te Ara Mua Future Streets
  • Dhirendra Singh, RMIT University | Panacea or pain: Should my next transport system model be agent-based?
  • Joe Stordy, Transport for London | Measuring London’s progress towards Vision Zero
  • Emily Coldbeck, Infrastructure Victoria | Actively deciding and prioritizing: the challenges of planning and delivering active transport in Victoria
  • Bert van Wee, Delft University of Technology | How to assess the health impacts of active transport?
  • Audrey de Nazelle, Imperial College | Reducing air pollution: making the case for a systems approach
  • María José Rojo, Polis Network | Post-lockdown mobility planning. Reallocating space to promote active travel
  • Alexandre Santacreu, ITF/RPA | Preventing road deaths through mode shift: lessons from the ITF Safer City Streets network and micro mobility safety research
  • James Woodcock, University of Cambridge | Transport and health modelling next steps?

First session chairs

  • Mark Nieuwenhuijsen, ISGlobal
  • Belen Zapata-Diomedi, RMIT University

Register for the first session

The webinar session will take place via Zoom. Prior registration is required.

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