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From Strategy to Action with Transport for the North, online

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Add to Calendar 08-12-2021 12:30 08-12-2021 13:30 false Europe/London From Strategy to Action with Transport for the North, online Get the latest update on the TfN strategy, straight from the people who are implementing it.
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  • 08 December 2021
  • 12:30 - 13:30 (UK time)
Learn about TfN's strategy

About this event

A talk from Transport from the North’s Peter Cole and Simon McGlone on their current strategy. 

Following approval from Parliament, TfN became England’s first Sub-national Transport Body in April 2018. TfN empowers the North to clearly communicate to Government its investment priorities. It also formalises our relationship with the likes of Network Rail and Highways England so they can inform their investment programmes based on the will of communities, passengers, businesses and decision-makers across the region.

This represents unprecedented devolution of power from Central Government to all corners of the North, allowing TfN to set its own agenda and work together to deliver a step-change in connectivity.

Peter and Simon will be discussing some of the step-changes TfN have included within their strategy including topics such as a pan northern electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure framework. 

This event is organised and hosted by ICE Manchester branch.

Speakers

Speakers


Peter Cole – Principal Environmental and Sustainability Officer at Transport for the North
Over 17 years’ experience working in environmental planning and assessment across both the property and transport infrastructure sectors. Skilled in business and new proposition development, business management and environmental/sustainability project management.

Simon McGlone – Major Roads Senior Planning & Strategy Officer at Transport for the North
He is leading work to improve regional evidence towards Zero Emission Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, applying TfN's modelling and analytical capabilities and collaborating across transport and energy partners. Aimed at informing decisions around what is needed, when and where; and how we deliver infrastructure to support decarbonisation, sustainability and inclusivity goals.

 

For more information please contact:

Lauren Moczulski

e: [email protected]

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