Parking in Towns and Cities

Tuesday 17 September 2019 - 13:30 to 17:00
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ

How to strike a better balance between parked cars and people

A half-day afternoon conference reviewing the design and management of urban areas and the provision of parking, the economics and opportunities for better use of the land, and the potential higher development densities and better facilities for walking, cycling and public transport could have in reducing the need for car ownership and use.

In partenership with London Living Streets



History of the highway - how the car came to dominate  David Harrison, London Living Streets

Parking pricing, and subsidies & update on Centre for London research on 'Future parking and kerbside management'  Martin Wedderburn, Transport Planning Society & Silviya Barrett, Centre for London

Towns for people or towns for parked cars?  Amanda Reynolds, AR Urbanism & Urban Design Group

Integrating transport planning and land use planning, health and liveability  Jenny Raggett, Transport for New Homes

Space to Park - best design for parking  David Birkbeck, Design for Homes


Tea Break

Workplace Parking Levy  Adam Harrison, Cabinet Member for a Sustainable Camden (including Transport)

Innovations in car parking and urban design - Vauban and beyond  Emma Griffin, Independent Journalist and Campaigner

Reimagining streets without parked cars  Brenda Puech, Streets for People

Rethinking parking restrictions and legislation  Julian OKelly, British Parking Association

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