2010 Dollars and Sense of Walking

How can a Council encourage walking? The Glen Eira experience

Abstract Remit

The City of Glen Eira is located in Melbourne's south-east suburbs, about 7 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD.
It encompasses a total land area of about 38 square kilometres and is an established residential area that is continuing to attract housing development.

Document Type: 
Country (exc. NZ): 
Presenter: 
Matthew Harridge
Session or Keynote: 
Urban Design
Organisation or Business: 
O'Brien Traffic
Session slot: 
Mon p.m. early

Walking and the role of 'dollars and sense' in travel behaviour change initiatives in the Wellington Region

Abstract Remit

From persuading a Human Resources manager that supporting staff walking to work creates a more productive workforce to explaining the health benefits of more children walking to school; the economic benefits of walking are a common thread in the implementation and evaluation of Greater Wellington's Sustainable Transport programmes. This presentation provides an overview of a range of behaviour change initiatives involving encouraging walking that we've tried, highlighting their strengths and lessons learned.

Document Type: 
Region (NZ): 
Presenter: 
Sam Winslow
Session or Keynote: 
Behaviour
Organisation or Business: 
Greater Wellington Regional Council
Session slot: 
Tue p.m. early

Mythbusters - the economic impact of road space reallocation

Abstract Remit

In seeking to optimise the use of existing infrastructure and develop more vibrant shopping centres by creating places/spaces that people want to visit, many Councils are seeking to reallocate road space.

Document Type: 
Free tags: 
Presenter: 
Tracy Allatt
Session or Keynote: 
Plenary
Organisation or Business: 
Beca Infrastructure Ltd
Session slot: 
Mon a.m. late

The integrated community school travel plan in action

Abstract Remit

Travel Smart/Safe is helping our people make transport choices in a way which allows future generations to enjoy liveable neighbourhoods.  It is an integrated approach that considers community and school specific needs and where theory is put into practice by -:
* Listening to communiites
* Keeping it simplistic and flexible
* Developing community and school ownership at the beginning
* Strengthening community action
* Creating supportive environements
* Supports building public policy

Document Type: 
Free tags: 
Presenter: 
Karen Smith
Session or Keynote: 
Behaviour
Organisation or Business: 
Tauranga City Council
Session slot: 
Tue p.m. early

Paving the Streets with Gold

Speaker Profile

Martin is Principal Transport Planner for Colin Buchanan consultancy.  His work covers a broad range of policy, research and design experience.  He has worked with professionals from a variety of disciplines to develop more holistic transport appraisal methods encompassing the wider economic, health, and environmental impacts of sustainable transport measures. 

Document Type: 
Country (exc. NZ): 
Free tags: 
Presenter: 
Martin Wedderburn
Session or Keynote: 
Keynote
Organisation or Business: 
Colin Buchanan Consultancy

Nigel Cass

Nigel Cass has worked in sports management in both New Zealand and the UK since 1990.

Nigel joined the New Zealand Rugby Union in 2001 as Provincial Union Relationship Manager.  He was also Chair of the Board of the IRB Wellington International Sevens and in 2004 he took on the role of Project Manager for the DHL NZ Lions Series and also led the bid process for Rugby World Cup 2011.

Nigel is currently General Manager, Tournament Services for Rugby New Zealand 2011 Ltd. 

Martin Wedderburn information

Martin is Principal Transport Planner for Colin Buchanan consultancy.  His work covers a broad range of policy, research and design experience.  He has worked with professionals from a variety of disciplines to develop more holistic transport appraisal methods encompassing the wider economic, health, and environmental impacts of sustainable transport measures. 

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Region (NZ): 
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