Making transport work in cities and large towns

This event is in partnership with Midlands Connect

Event starts at 11.00 - 12.00 on 28 June 2021 at Online, via Zoom

The pandemic has deeply affected the way people travel. As cities seek to recover and grow their economies, what are the transport challenges they are facing and how can these be addressed? What role should transport play in levelling up? Do larger places need the same kinds of investment as smaller ones?

This event, in partnership with Midlands Connect, provided a platform for cities and large towns to discuss the issues they face as they seek to improve connectivity, cut congestion and reduce emissions.

Confirmed speakers:

  • David Astill, Managing Director,Nottingham City Transport
  • Verna Bayliss, Director of Planning, Transport and Engineering, Derby City Council
  • Bridget Rosewell, Commissioner, National Infrastructure Commission
  • Andrew Smith, Director of Planning Transportation and Economic Development, Leicester City Council

The event was chaired by Andrew Carter, Chief Executive of Centre for Cities.

This event was kindly sponsored by:

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