Boris Johnson's Vision for Cycling proposes investing nearly a billion pounds in new infrastructure. Andrew Gilligan, the Mayor's Cycling Commissioner, will set out his strategy for implementing the Vision at this special half day conference. He joins speakers from TfL, the boroughs, and design and planning experts to update and discuss how the capital is improving infrastructure for cycling.
The event fittingly takes place in Old Street, as a recent survey carried out by City Hall showed that 49 per cent of vehicles passing along it in the morning peak were bicycles.
Speakers will be addressing how cycling forms part of an active transportation strategy for London, how we can speed up the modal share of cycling, how the Mayor and the boroughs are working together to deliver better cycling conditions and how walking and cycling strategies can improve the quality of public space.
London Cycling Summit
Wednesday 31 July, 13:15 - 17:30
NLA Half Day Event
White Collar Factory, 210 Old Street, EC1V 9BR (Exit 6 from Old St tube)
Co-hosted by Derwent London. Sponsored by MADE expo
Andrew Gilligan, Cycling Commissioner for London
Cllr Julian Bell, Leader, Ealing Council
Jolyon Brewis, Chief Executive, Grimshaw Architects
German Dector-Vega, London Director, Sustrans
Cllr Phil Jones, Cabinet Member for Sustainability, Camden Council
Peter Murray, Chairman, NLA
Ben Plowden, Director of Surface Planning, Transport for London
Nick Searl, Partner, Argent LLP
Tom Bogdanowicz, Senior Policy and Development Officer, London Cycling Campaign
Speakers names confirmed at time of publication, but may be subject to change.
Tickets cost £20 (plus £4.00 VAT and £1.15 Eventbrite fee) - click here to book
Please note that NLA discounts are not applicable at this event.