Walking and Cycling Seminar‏

Thursday 20 March 2014, 12:30 – 4:30pm, Adelaide
Seminar: Getting Bang For Your Buck – Designing, funding and maximising the use of footpath and cycleway infrastructure

Walking is part of nearly every trip. Both walking and cycling are relatively inexpensive to do and provide health, environmental and decongestion benefits. State and local governments are increasingly promoting walking and cycling to lower traffic congestion and create healthy, more sustainable communities. This session brings together a panel of practitioners to address the strategy, funding, design and operations of walking and cycling infrastructure.

Key topics and speakers:

  • Overview of walking and cycling infrastructure programs in SA – Gemma Kernich, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI)
  • Transport and Health – The Streets for People Compendium experience – Jenni Carr, Heart Foundation, and Ali Collins, DPTI
  • Smart Move – Adelaide City Council’s pedestrian and cycling initiatives – Anna McDonald, Adelaide City Council
  • Planning for Active Travel in the Inner West – Chris Bentick, City of Charles Sturt
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure – getting the right bang for your buck – Dick van den Dool, GTA Consultants