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Wed 20/11/19
55 Broadway
Related Events: Streets

Looking at specific design issues around stations, bridges and interchanges and how these can be successfully integrated.

Time: Morning

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Tue 03/12/19
Palestra
Related Events: Greening Streets

Discussing the important concepts and approaches relating to public realm design; using case studies that showcase best practice.

Time: Full day

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Thu 05/12/19
Palestra
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Investigating current design issues on the street, including advertising and phone kiosks, electric vehicle charging points and level surfaces.

Time: Morning

Tue 21/01/20
Palestra
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Looking at the benefits and challenges buses bring to neighbourhoods; and how to make the most of their access and vibrancy.

Time: Morning

Tue 04/02/20
Palestra
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Learning about the projects developed so far as part of the emerging Liveable Neighbourhood programme.

Time: Full Day

Tue 03/03/20
Palestra
Related Events: Streets

A fresh look at modelling and the role non-vehicular traffic modelling can play in creating more accessible and walkable neighbourhoods.

Time: Morning

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Tue 31/03/20
Palestra
Related Events: Streets

Looking at the role of public space in residential areas and how to apply Healthy Street policies, and consider shared space issues.

Time: Morning

Past Event

Fri 18/10/19
Site Visit
Related Events: Greening Streets

Come and join us on a site visit to see the award winning regeneration of the iconic Thamesmead estate.  Dr Phil Askew will discuss the challenges and present the long term vision for the estate before we visit the recent urban design and green infrastructure improvements.

Time: Morning


Past Event

Tue 15/10/19
Palestra
Related Events: Streets

An essential overview on how good design can help achieve the Mayor’s Vision Zero agenda by 2041.

 Agenda includes:

  • Principles of Vision Zero – Zoe Cotton, TfL
  • Slow Streets Strategy – Jeremy Leach, 20’s Plenty for Us
  • Design for Lower Speeds Toolkit Exercise – Bridget Elliot, TfL
  • Safer Junctions Programme– Anya Bownes, TfL

 Learning outcomes:

  • Learn about steps and approaches to help eliminate all deaths and serious injuries on London's transport system
  • How to approach the design of our streets for slower speeds
  • Revealing case studies of best practice in junction design
Past Event

Tue 01/10/19
Palestra
Related Events: Streets

Considering what designing to promote walking, cycling and public transport means in practice and how policies to promote this are changing.


Time: Half-day, Morning

Past Event

Thu 12/09/19
Endeavour Square
Related Events: Planning Streets

Day one of this two-part practical course will provide you with in-depth training on designing and delivering healthy streets for cyclists, focusing on design parameters, degree of separation and how to apply the new Cycle Route Quality Criteria. The session is led by our experts; Phil Jones (PJA), Lucy Marstrand (Project Centre) and Gordon Webster (TfL). In the afternoon we will hit the streets to explore the recently completed Cycleways.
 
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand and apply the design parameters that shape good cycle schemes
  • Learn how to determine the degree of separation between cyclists and other road users
  • Hear about applying the new Cycle Route Quality Criteria
 

Time: Full Day

Past Event

Wed 04/09/19
Related Events: Streets

A guided site visit to see first-hand Kingston’s recently completed mini-Holland schemes and look at how they work in practice and what we can learn from them – led by Kingston’s very own Chloe Clay and Jean-Christophe Chassard.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to design a street for multiple users
  • How cycling streets contribute to Healthy Streets
  • How small interventions can have big impacts

Time: Half Day

Venue: Meet at Kingston Station

Past Event

Thu 01/08/19
55 Broadway
Related Events: Planning Streets


Industry specialists will share their tried and tested community engagement strategies as we learn about small community projects and meanwhile schemes and how to work in partnership. Nicole Collomb and George Warren from the GLA will highlight funding opportunities and accessing funding. In the afternoon we will visit a couple of exemplar gardens to see community partnership schemes in action.

(Full day)


Past Event

Tue 09/07/19
Palestra
Related Events: Streets

Join the conversation with our panel of experts on the role of our streets and how they should be managed and changed. We will hear about the financial flow and how to monitor and measure the success of our streets, including an update on GLA’s Public London Charter research project.

Speakers include:
• Streets as Ecosystems – Peter Jones, UCL
• Overcoming the Challenges from the Rapid Emergence of Low Traffic Environments – Glen Higgs, WSP
• Mystery Shopping London’s Streets: TfL’s new Healthy Streets survey – Alice Saunders, TfL
• Digital Street Furniture: Principles of Deployment – Lottie Macnair, Connected Places Catapult
• Towards a Public London Charter – Tim Rettlet, GLA
• Public Space Charter for Young People – Lois Stonock, LB Culture

Past Event

Wed 10/04/19, 9.15am–3.30pm
Related Events: Streets

With increasing pressure on our streets and roads, how are we transforming the way we manage and understand them to be more inclusive and efficient? This session will investigate the key processes, skills and assessments needed to better balance the diverse needs of everyone who uses our streets.

Including:

  • Why are our streets so important? – Oli Davey, Urban Movement
  • Understanding your Neighbourhood – Andy Martin, Transport for London
  • Equality Impact Assessment – Agnes Fletcher, Consultant
  • Pedestrian Comfort Guidance – Gordon Webster, Transport for London
  • Healthy Streets Check for Designers – Mark Artis, Transport for London
  • Design Review – Sue Vincent, Urban Design London


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