Every year we bring together decision-makers, influencers, campaigners and others who just love their streets to discuss ways of making our towns and cities better for walking.
Thanks to everyone who joined us online on 18 March 2021.
If it works for walking it works for everyone
the Walking Summit 2021 WAS A HUGE SUCCESS.
cATCH a few highlights from three OF OUR key sessions.
Chair: Rt Hon Lord Michael Bates, President, Living Streets
Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor of London, Transport
Dafydd Trystan Davies, Chair, Active Travel Board in Wales
Michael Matheson MSP, Minister – Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity
Lee Craigie, Active Nation Commissioner, Transport Scotland
Julian Sanchez, Active Travel Manager, Essex County Council
Chair: Mary Creagh, Chief Executive, Living Streets
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Anabel Gulias Torreiro, Second Deputy Mayor of Pontevedra, Spain
Eoin Devane, Senior Analyst at the UK Government’s Climate Change Committee
Lisa Hopkinson, Associate, Transport for Quality of Life
Dr Ian Mudway, Member of the Environmental Research Group, Imperial College London
Chair: Dame Jane Roberts, Chair, Living Streets
KEYNOTE: Leadership and consent – Sheffield’s approach to creating Living Streets. Dame Sarah Storey, Active Travel Commissioner, Sheffield City Region
KEYNOTE: Responding to the pandemic with smart city planning. Judith Bokhove, Vice Mayor, Rotterdam
KEYNOTE: Responding to the pandemic with smart city planning. Rune Gjøs, Head of the Mobility Department, Agency for Urban Environment, City of Oslo
KEYNOTE: The Planning challenge. Susan Claris, Associate Director, Transport Consulting Group in London, Arup
Congratulations to the winner of our Charles Maher Award - Walking Champion 2021, Cllr Mustafa Desai from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.