In 2019, the Public Health & Sustainable Transport Summit brings together central and local government decision-takers to focus on practical best practice between the public health, transport planning and urban development sectors, working together.
A key focus will be emerging new policy around better integrated and collaborative planning, coming forward in the National Planning Policy Framework, the Department for Transport’s updated appraisal guidance, the National Infrastructure Assessment and 'Prevention is better than cure', the new public health vision.
Public Health England's Chief Executive Duncan Selbie, commenting on recent interventions from NHSC and NICE, says we are at a 'transformative moment for public health' and encourages everyone to work together for real change. 'National and local government must place prevention at the forefront of their policies. 'They must weave it into all of their plans and all of their policies, for everything from health and social care to town planning, housing and transport, he says. Read more here.
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The 3rd Annual Public Health & Sustainable Transport Summit is the UK's must-attend event for practitioners responsible for improving public health through the provision of healthy, clean and active transport options.
Leading public health organisations such as Public Health England and NICE have two key areas of joint interest with transport and urban professionals: reducing inactivity and improving air quality. Planners have considerable potential to improve active travel and the health ‘viability’ of neighbourhoods.
In 2019, the Public Health & Sustainable Transport Summit will show how local authorities, practitioners and communities are making the most of significant new opportunities to shape policy that supports practical interventions to boost physical activity and improve air quality.
There is a now an urgent 'business need' for local authorities to deliver high quality sustainable transport measures that enable healthier lifelstyles and demonstrate cost-effective good practice.
This event is the place to learn from local authorities, specialist consultants, stakeholders and change-makers who are delivering successful public health and sustainable transport initiatives, and to pick up new ideas, inspiration and intelligence to take home and deliver in your own context.
Exhibiting at Public Health + Sustainable Transport guarantees a place for your organisation at the UK's largest gathering of sustainable transport and public health practitioners.
The event provides the only direct route to the entire network of decision-makers and budget holders responsible for the planning and provision of the full range of sustainable transport initiatives, along with their peers in public health.
This is the event where experts in the fields of public health and transport will provide practical blueprints for change:
air quality initiatives
delivering active travel infrastructure
behaviour change incentives for healthy, active travel choices
settlements that encourage activity and provide connectivity
promoting evidence-based approaches through knowledge and skills transfer
cross sector collaboration: frameworks / funding
maximising co-benefits through active travel planning
improving the health ‘viability’ of neighbourhoods