Making London Cycle Friendly

Chaired by Rory Poole, Director, AECOM


Cycling in Lambeth - Challenges for inner London Boroughs

- Peak congestion
- Cycle storage
- Promoting cycling to a diverse population

Lib Peck, Leader of Lambeth Council


Delivering on London’s cycling strategy

- Safer routes and junctions
- Inner and Outer London projects

Lilli Matson, Head of Surface Planning, TfL


Making Space for Cycling

- Creating safe and inviting space for cycling on all London’s streets

Ashok Sinha, CEO, London Cycling Campaign


International perspective - Transformation of Barcelona into a Cycling City

- Creating an extensive segregated network in a historic city
- Bicing: one of the most successful public bike systems in the world

Joan Valls, Project Manager for Cycling Infrastructure Layout Program, Barcelona City Government


International Perspective - How Munich became Germany's fastest growing cycling city.

- Munich increased cycling rates from 10% to 17% of all trips between 2004 - 2014

- Marketing campaign

- Infrastructure

Elisabeth Zorn, Head of Urban Planning, Munich City and Provincal Government.


Morning Break


Case Studies

Lambeth - Cycle parking, Quietways and cycle promotion

Richard Ambler, Cycling Officer Lambeth Borough Council

Southwark - Quietways and difficult junctions

Matt Hill – Public Realm Programme Manager, Southwark

The London Grid

Mark Chetwynd, Chair of the London Grid Board and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea


Kingston - Richard Lewis, Cycling Officer, Royal Borough of Kingston
Waltham Forest - Charlotte May, Senior Transport Planner, Waltham Forest Borough Council




Streamed Sessions

Session A – Getting cross sector buy-in: businesses, retail and community

Chaired by: Nick Lester, Corporate Director of Services, London Councils

Car Parking issues relating to cycling

Nick Lester, Corporate Director of Services, London Councils

Creating a Bicycle Friendly Business District

Giles Semper, Director, The Means

Cycle / Pedestrian Conflict (Study)

Simon Hollowood, Associate, Steer Davies Gleave

The views of a retailer

Stuart Horwood , Chair of the Outdoor Market Trade Association, Brixton

Getting Women Cycling

Rachel Aldred, Westminster University

Principles of inclusive cycling

Isabelle Clement, Director, Wheels for Wellbeing 

Freight and Logistics

John Hix, Regional Director, AECOM


Rob Coyle, Teacher, Corpus Christi Primary School

Session B – Delivering the cycling vision

Chaired by: Nigel Wilson, Director - Head of Traffic & Local Roads (Europe), AECOM

The future for the London Public Bike System

Nick Aldworth, General Manager Barclays Cycle Hire

Safer Junctions

David Moores, Technical Director Public Realm, The Project Centre

Mapping and Wayfinding

Paul Treadwell, Sales and Marketing Director, FWT

Cycle Parking and bike security

Tony Lau, Architect and MD Cyclehoop

Developing a cycling network

Joan Valls, Project Manager for Cycling Infrastructure Layout Program, Barcelona City Council

Cycle Superhighways

Alan Rodgers, Associate Director, AECOM



Afternoon Break


Overcoming Common Challenges - discussion

Panel Featuring:

Mark Trevethan, London Borough of Lambeth

Eoin O'Mahony, AECOM Dublin

Salla Karvinen, Espoo Finland

Brian Deegan, TfL

Elisabeth Zorn, Munich

Joan Valls, Barcelona




Optional - Join activities in square

  • Hire a bike - courtesy of nextbike
  • Dr. Bike
  • Bike try out zone
  • Pedal powered cinema
  • Commuter Expo



Optional Panel Debate

Public debate on making Brixton safer for cycling



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Delivering Everyday Cycling in London Boroughs

Supporters include:

Get Britain Cycling
Bicycle Association
Get Britain Cycling
Project Centre
Transport for London
Local Transport Today
London Cycling Campaign
Steer Davies Gleave

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