Crossing the street event

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Tuesday 12 March 2018 1.45pm – 4.45pm
The Gallery, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ – 1 minute’s walk from Farringdon station

This half-day conference, organised by London Living Streets and the Urban Design Group, will highlight new developments which will make crossing the street better for vulnerable road users.

Why attend?

Designers and Engineers will obtain a better understanding of the needs of different people when using a crossing and how best to cater for them. They will also learn about the range of best practice and new techniques that enables a council to discharge its statutory duties, including the Equality Act Public Sector Equality Duty, as well as the common law duty of care owed by highway authorities to all highway users.

Campaigners will learn about latest innovations and best practice that give greater priority to active travellers and should be a feature of the streets where they live.

Students free; Urban Design Group, Living Streets and Local Authorities £5; general tickets £7. Book here.

Speakers to include:

  • Brian Deegan, Urban Movement New approaches to informal crossings – the experience from the Greater Manchester Bee Network
  • Mike Grahn, honorary senior research fellow, Queen Mary University of London The Pedestrian’s Experience at signalised crossings – latest research
  • Andy Rogers, network performance and planning manager, TfL Surface Transport Signal controlled crossings – adapting the network to facilitate active travel
  • Brenda Puech, mobility consultant London Living Streets’ new guidance on crossings at major junctions

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/crossing-the-street-tickets-55967690870 

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