Watch recordings of Transport Planning Day 2021 

Recordings of Transport Planning Day 2021 are now available to watch on our YouTube channel. 

Transport Planning Day took place on Monday 15 November, and was comprised of two fascinating sessions based around this year's theme of equality, diversity and inclusion. Both sessions were chaired by TPS Chair, Mark Frost.

The first session provided a vibrant exploration of key issues around EDI within the profession, offering examples, recommendations and case studies of good practice. The speakers were:   

  • Rachel Billington - Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (ED&I), Europe at AECOM
  • Nina Quarshie – Associate, Arup
  • Victoria Heald – Transport Planner, WSP and winner of the 2021 TPS Bursary Competition

You can watch the first session here.

The second session featured an excellent keynote address on accessibility from the Department for Transport's Emma Ward, followed by a discussion of what inclusive transport planning looks like, with a particular focus on gender. The speakers were: 

  • Emma Ward – Director General for Roads, Places and Environment, DfT
  • Richard Sanderson, Sherin Francis and Katie Pearce – Jacobs

You can watch the second session here.

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