Equal streets
Lucy Marstrand, Transport Planner, Project Centre

UK transport policy has so far failed to comprehensively increase levels of walking and cycling, despite 75% of public space being road space in urban areas. A substantive shift towards provision for walking and cycling will require developments in both teaching and practice, especially in relation to highways design. This talk takes a close look at inequalities in relation to children, disabled people and women, and anyone wishing to walk or cycle.


Future Streets: a revolution in Greater Manchester
James Rayner, Director, Broadway Malyan, and Chris Sibthorpe, Projects Director, Mott MacDonald

Streets for All is a ground-breaking approach to rebalancing Greater Manchester’s streets and creating communities that are active, walkable, safe, healthy and inclusive. Using a unique methodology to identify a series of key interventions that put cyclists and pedestrians first, the orbital pilot corridor study aims to stimulate regeneration, reduce congestion and improve the health of the region.


Disability, cycling & health: impacts & (missed) opportunities in public health and transport policy for smarter streets
Dr Kay Inckle, Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology, University of Liverpool

Cycling is easier than walking and wheelchair propulsion for most people with physical disabilities, and is key to mobility, independence and health promoting exercise. Given that disabled people have the poorest physical and mental health outcomes of the population and also face extensive transport inequalities, their exclusion from current cycling policy is significant. 


Delivering effective Future Mobility solutions
Jannat Alkhaniz, Transport Consultant, Mott MacDonald

Establishing parameters for Future Mobility Zones: effective future mobility service support.


Flexible streets
Dave Murphy, Associate, Momentum Transport Consultancy, Michael Cowdy, Director, McGregor Coxall and Andrew Caleya Chetty, Partner and Chief Strategy Officer, Umbrellium

The Smart Carpet concept encapsulates the idea of aflexible street supported by a variety of paving modules that incorporate modular street furniture, LED lighting, power generation and the ability for users to use data to change the street environment thorough an interactive tool, so adapting to different demands and users.


Flexibly managing the kerbside for commercial operators
Julian Wrigley, CIO, Grid Smarter Cities 

Grid Smarter Cities explores the value of our city kerb space, and how flexible usage, and smarter management, can bring both operational efficiency and societal benefits to those that live and work in the city.


Advances in measuring urban mobility and risk in streets
Dr Craig Smith & George Ursachi, Agilysis

The increasing power of data informs our understanding and directs our actions, yet decisions regarding improved mobility, infrastructure changes, reallocation of space or modal shift campaigns are still taken without a full understanding of the street environment. The Agilysis team have compiled a model, using state of the art data science methodologies, for assessing risk and danger using AI.