NZ Walking Conference 2006 - Visuals and Abstracts

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Keynote speakers

Cr Celia Wade-Brown
Living Streets Aotearoa
A very brief history of Living Streets Aotearoa 784K 183K
Jason Morgan & Gerry Dance
Ministry of Transport & Land Transport New Zealand
Breaking New Zealand’s ‘P’ Dependence 1.4M 630K
Brent Skinnon
Health Sponsorship Council
Introduction to the new Walking MapToolboxes 113K 48K
Rod Tolley & Ian Kett
Walk21, Staffordshire University & Kinect Australia
Walking around the World 809K 165K
Todd Litman
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
The economic value of walking 4.2M 885K
Brent Efford
TechMedia Services
Introducing WalkIT - the Walking Resources Database 260K 72K
Todd Litman
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
The role of walking in mobility management 3.0M 691K
Tim Hughes
Land Transport New Zealand
New Zealand pedestrian planning and design guidelines 1.8M 395K
Rodney Tolley
Walk21, Staffordshire University
Why walking is critically important to the health of people and cities (Sorry, this is not currently available)    


Speakers in concurrent sections

Steve Abley
Steve Abley Chartered Professional Engineering
Consumer Satisfaction Surveys 1.6M 352K
Tricia Allen
Auckland Regional Transport Authority
Seven steps to developing a Walkability Assessment Tool for funding decisions 864K 562K
Cathy Bean &Robin Kearns
University of Auckland
Exploring walking and driving cultures in the autocentric city 289K 573K
Roger Boulter & Wendy Everingham
Roger Boulter Consulting
From the community upwards 1.3M 449K
Bronwyn Coster
Auckland Regional Transport Authority
Walking initiatives - including the Walking School Bus (Notes for slides) 4.1M  
Rob Dewhirst
Thorrington School
Why walking provided our school with a traffic safety solution 5.4M 980K
Rachael Eaton & Catherine Wilson
Auckland City Council
Reclaiming Auckland’s streets for pedestrians    
Harding Traffic Harding Traffic presentation 99K  
Glen Koorey
Dept of Civil Eng, University of Canterbury
Introducing Professionals to Planning & Design for Walking 1.3M  
David Lamb
Lincoln University
Planning and managing our cities better, to accommodate for the needs of walkers 3.2M 545K
Sonia Lavadinho
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Mobile lifestyles and publicity: how accessorizing the urban nomad changes pedestrian representation of self 2.1M  
Heidi Lichtwark
Tauranga City Council, Sport BOP, SPARC, BOPDHB, ACC
Tauranga working together to walk 719K  
Mike Mellor
Living Streets Aotearoa
Newtown 1.1M  
Jane Mudford, Jo Carling & Fi McKay
Land Transport NZ
Walk this way - the way forward for Safer Routes and council case studies 2.9M 743K
Carol Murray
North Shore City Council
Keeping Them Safe 1.9M 232K
Peter Ollivier
Duffill Watts & Tse Ltd
Pedestrian audit case study - a practical approach 3.2M 336K
Diana O'Neill
Most active nation-how walking contributes to SPARC’s goal of being the most active nation 1.8M  
Grant Schofield
AUT University
Physical Activity and built environment in New Zealand: What’s the evidence? 4.1M  
Amanda Sutherland
Communities Living Injury Free, Auckland City
Footpaths R 4 people 1.1M  
Christian Thomas
International Federation of Pedestrians
Homezones go downtown
(full paper)
5.5M 1.6M
Darren Walton
Opus Consultants
Impediments to Walking 2.7M  
Brian Ward
Timaru District Council
Timaru Active Transport Strategy 4.0M 845K
Marie Winitana
Hutt Valley DHB
Hikoi 12.9M  
Karen Witten & Emily Rose
Massey University
Neighbourhood differences in mode choices for the trip to the dairy 713K 287K

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