London Walking and Cycling Conference webinar series 2020

This year saw the London Walking and Cycling Conference go online as a webinar series, in partnership with the City of London Corporation and sponsored by Steer.

There’s never been a better time to discuss the role of walking and cycling in our lives as the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has highlighted the importance of active travel for work, leisure and health.

First webinar – travelling to school during the pandemic

Thursday 22 October

Julie Bowerman, director at Steer chaired the webinar and was joined by:

  • Stephen Edwards (Living Streets) – Walking to school during the pandemic
  • Phil Dobson (upCYCLE) – Founding upCYCLE and cycling to school for minority ethnic children
  • Dominique Humbert (Hackney Council) – School Streets: avoiding a car-led recovery from lockdown

Second webinar – walking and cycling whilst Black: barriers, policy and progress

Thursday 26 November

Laura Laker, writer and journalist, chaired the second webinar and was joined by:

  • Jools Walker (Author of “Back in the Frame”) – Barriers, progress and personal experience for Black people in cycling
  • Temi Lateef (Black Riders Association and My-Choice) – My journey into cycling
  • Denean Rowe (Centre for London) – Why many Black people don’t cycle and the role that policy can play in changing this

Third webinar – Consultation in the time of Covid-19: Lessons for the Future

Thursday 17 December

Simon Hollowood, Associate at Steer chaired the webinar and was joined by:

  • Richard Eason (Enfield Council) – Enfield Town liveable neighbourhoods
  • David Sutanto (Steer) – Equalities and street schemes
  • Kirsty Hoyle (Transport for All) – The importance, and impact, of co-production with disabled and older people in the design, delivery and evaluation of services

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Page updated on: 24 December 2020