Speakers at the International Healthy Streets Summit
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Transport Consultant, Urban Flow
Pola Berent is a transport consultant at Urban Flow (https://www.urban-flow.co.uk/), where she works on a variety of placemaking and development planning projects. Pola has qualifications in urban planning and design, urban regeneration and transport engineering. She recently completed a doctorate at UCL and developed an assessment tool for unsegregated shared-use paths.
In 2017 Pola was awarded a JSPS academic fellowship and spent three months at Osaka City University researching cycling and walking in Japan. She worked with Osaka City Council on a road space re-allocation project in Namba and explored cycling and pedestrian infrastructure (in Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, Matsuyama, Tokyo, Sapporo, Tokushima, Hiroshima). Afterwards, she continued working with Japanese researchers and was commissioned by International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences to investigate the delivery of inclusive cycling training in the UK. In 2018 she organised The International Workshop on Delivering Cycling Training and Activity Sessions for Disabled People with attendees from Japan, Netherlands and UK.
Conference & Exhibition
10 October 2019
Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre
Site visits & Awards
9 October 2019
Glasgow City Chambers