Scotland Walking Summits
We heard from Living Streets colleagues Stuart Hay (Scotland Director), Penny Morriss (Communities Manager) and Robert Weetman (Technical Coordinator) on social and infrastructure interventions that support inclusive streets.
We were joined by Catriona Burness (RNIB) and Keith Robertson (Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland), who discussed the challenges faced by disabled people navigating our streets.
In the final session we were joined by Living Streets trustees Shruti Jain (Public Health Scotland) and Chris Martin (Urban Movement), to discuss approaches to combining physical and social changes to create inclusive streets.
Pedestrian rights: the 90-year battle
Chris Thompson, Projects Coordinator, Living Streets Scotland
Access for everyone? A tale of two high streets
Penny Morriss, Communities Manager, Living Streets Scotland
Can walking save our high streets?
Stuart Hay, Director, Living Streets Scotland
Road violence: a survivor's story
Angela McShane, The Reinvention: Triumph over injury
The iWalk vision for better designed streets
Jess Read, Principal Transport Engineer, Witteveen + Bos UK Ltd.
Creating a buzz about walking in Manchester
Jennifer Wiles, Regional Director for the North of England, Living Streets
Connected cities: can Glasgow lead the way?
Professor David Begg, Chair of the Glasgow Connectivity Commission and CEO Transport Times
Improving the vitality and viability of town and city centres through walkability (and 24 other factors)
Professor Cathy Parker, Chair of the Institute of Place Management, Manchester Metropolitan University
Showcase of walking towns and cities from the UK and beyond
Tom Platt (Head of Policy & Communications, Living Streets - Living Streets' Walking Cities campaign).
Graham Grant (Head of Transport Investment, Newcastle City Council).
John Dales (Director, Urban Movement - Glasgow Avenues project).
Prioritising walking in our towns and cities to deliver growth
Alastair Dalton, Transport Correspondent, The Scotsman, in conversation with city leaders:
Councillor Lesley Macinnes, Transport and Environment Convener, City of Edinburgh Council
Councillor Anna Richardson, City Convener for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction, Glasgow City Council
Councillor Jim Thomson, Convener for Environment and Housing, Stirling City Council.