Jacobs run range of EDI events in build up to TP Day 2021

As Gold Sponsor of Transport Planning Day 2021, Jacobs staff have been participating in an exciting programme of events across the country, with activities hosted in each of their offices to showcase best practice, project successes and knowledge sharing around the topic of EDI. Here is a taste of what they have been up to.

Event name Date Office Hosting
Institute of Neurodiversity Launch 19/10/2021 National
Barriers in the Urban Realm: Walkabout and Competition 22/10/2021 Manchester
Transport Planning Day Accessibility Quiz 26/10/2021 Leeds
EDI in the Built Environment around Cottons Centre 27/10/2021 London
Considering Children’s Travel Needs 02/11/2021 Belfast/Dublin
Transport Planning Day Quiz 03/11/2021 Winnersh
Inclusive Project Design Framework with Sustrans 04/11/2021 Glasgow/Edinburgh
Transport Planning Career Stories 08/11/2021 Glasgow/Edinburgh
South West Transport Planning Day Quiz 11/11/2021 Cardiff/Exeter/Bristol
Inclusive Transport Quiz 11/11/2021 Newcastle
ECL Sensory Services Talk 11/11/2021 Chelmsford
Transport Planning Day – Parliamentary Reception 15/11/2021 London

These events have been incredibly popular, not only among Jacobs' Transport Planners but also their colleagues from wider disciplines, including Urban Designers, Highways Engineers and Town Planners. Events were held both in person and online to maximise engagement, as seen below.

London’s EDI in the Built Environment around Cottons Centre

Jacobs EDI built environment

Winnersh’s Transport Planning Day 2021 Quiz

Jacobs Winnersh both

Newcastle’s Inclusive Transport Quiz

Jacobs Newcastle quiz

Jacobs are also very proud to share that their very own Richard Sanderson, Sherin Francis and Katie Pearce will be presenting at the Parliamentary Reception on Transport Planning Day covering Gender and Transport.

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