Local transport investment for active travel

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Tuesday 26 June 2018, 05:00pm - 07:00pm

Location Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

Transport infrastructure generally adds capacity of a specific type and at a large scale. Local investments redevelop what is already in place making them harder to evaluate. Active travel such as cycling and walking has other benefits than standard economic measures. And such short trips are harder to measure effectively, meaning data are more difficult to work with. In London, such investments have been given enough priority that forecasting models and formal evaluations are used. This meeting will show how these are being used in London and some lessons for the local active approach to transport investment.
Phil Howes & Rob Forrest (TfL)
“Forecasting Cycling and Walking Demand in London”
Rachel Aldred (University of Westminster)
"Impacts of new active travel infrastructure on travel behaviour and attitudes: first-year results from a natural experiment study in Outer London"
Chair/discussant: Nico Jabin (DfT Head of Local Evaluation)

Tea and coffee from 4.30pm

Organiser Name Tom King

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Organising Group(s) RSS Social Statistics Section





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