Event Organiser: Transport Planning Society

Transport and land use integration to reduce energy consumption and emissions, London

Free

  • Lecture
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  • London
  • 24 October 2018
  • 18:00 - 20:00
The role of integrated transport and land use planning to reduce energy consumption and emissions

About this event

On day three (24 October) of the Global Engineering Congress (GEC), join this free-to-attend evening lecture, organised in collaboration with The Transport Planning Society (TPS).

The lecture will explore the role of integrated transport and land use planning in reducing travel demand and minimising its negative impacts, and the policies and planning tools required.

Speaker Martin Tedder from Transport for London will present the Mayor’s recent Transport Strategy and draft London Plan as an example of transport and land use integration.

Political and legal pressure on cities to address poor air quality has dominated much of the urban transport planning debate in recent years, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions have received less attention. Yet the transport sector constitutes a large and growing proportion of total energy consumption and emissions in the UK and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

The Transport Planning Society recently published a set of principles stressing the importance of managing demand by working with spatial planners to minimise the need for movement of people or goods, and supporting options that encourage the least damaging alternatives.

The lecture will also include a panel debate and time for audience questions. Delegates will have the opportunity to network and continue the discussions over drinks in the ICE Cafe Bar.

About GEC

The Global Engineering Congress is bringing together the worldwide engineering community to look at how we can trigger real change and deliver the outcomes specified by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The programme offers 5 full days of multi-streamed content. 2,000-plus engineers will take part in a practical programme designed to produce answers that can improve the lives of millions around the world. Don’t miss your chance to take part.

Programme

18:00 Registration and refreshments
18:30 Welcome from the Chair
18:35 Main lecture
19:10 Questions and answers session
19:25 Summation from the Chair
19:30 Networking and drinks in the ICE Café Bar
20:00 Finish

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Venue

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom
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For more information please contact:

Sach Sandhu

e: sach.sandhu@ice.org.uk
t: +44 (0)207 665 2287

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