Valuing walking

A New Walking and Cycling Benchmarking Tool for New Zealand

Abstract Remit

The NZ Transport Agency wishes to support local authorities throughout New Zealand in achieving increased levels of walking and cycling activity. In meeting this goal, it is exploring mechanisms to identify and share best practice in service delivery across local authority policy and strategy determination, infrastructure programming and delivery, promotion and road safety related programmes.

Document Type: 
Topics: 
Presenter: 
Martin Wedderburn //Colin Buchanan //Tim Cheesebrough
Session or Keynote: 
Plenary
Organisation or Business: 
Colin Buchanan Consultancy //MWH New Zealand //NZ Transport Agency
Session slot: 
Tue a.m. early

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

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