CIHT will be hosting the next monthly masterclass in our webinar series on 1 July 2022 at 13:00-14:00.
The webinar will take place on the GoTo Webinar platform and will see a set of presentations from several members of the Manual for Streets project Team.
There will be a Q&A session towards the end of the webinar where the audience can ask the speakers their questions.
This webinar is free for all CIHT Members to attend and is charged for CIHT partner employees and non-members.
This webinar is now sold out and is therefore closed for booking.
If you did not register to attend and are a CIHT Member, the recording will be made available in the Members Area of the website post-event.
This event will update attendees on the revised Manual for Streets, which will be published by the Department for Transport (DfT), later this year and has been developed by CIHT, supported by WSP.
Key members of the Project Team will take part in the webinar, including Sally Gibbons from DfT, Peter Dickinson from the CIHT Project Board, Glenn Higgs from WSP and Andrew Hugill from CIHT.
The webinar will:
This event will be useful for all members of CIHT, particularly those interested in Urban Design & Place Making, Transport Planning, Sustainable Transport, Infrastructure, Road Safety, Asset management, Accessibility, Health and Environment, Climate Change and Resilience.
Biography: Peter is a Chartered Engineer and is the current Chair of the CIHT’s Urban Design Panel.
Following a career in Local Government, Peter is now involved in supporting the development of guidance documents for the profession as well as identifying and promoting best practice. He is especially interested in convincing practitioners that the better management of streets can contribute to an improved sense of ‘place’.
Peter has long experience of professional, technical, administrative and blue collar management; as well as policy development, delivery and performance management. He has a particular current interest in design quality in the urban environment and the development of guidance documentation for built environment professionals in general but particularly highway specialists.
He chaired the Steering Groups which produced Manual for Streets 2 as well as guidance on Quality Audits. More recently he chaired the Steering Group which led to the production of the review of shared space entitled Creating Better Streets. He is the current chair of the Project Board for the new Manual for Streets.
Biography: Sally is head of the Traffic Signs and Street Design Policy team in DfT's Traffic and Technology Division. The team is responsible for policy on street design and public realm, which makes up three-quarters of all public space and hence has a significant impact on people’s lives. The team is working with CIHT on the revision of the Manual for Streets and Manual for Streets 2, to enable those designing streets to do so in a way that contributes to sustainable, healthy and active communities.
Biography: Glenn has over 25 years’ experience in the transport planning and engineering sectors and has worked on a wide-ranging portfolio of projects from contemporary street design schemes to innovative, high-profile research projects for Central Government. His work focusses on design, research and innovation, particularly regarding active travel, user behaviour and placemaking.
Glenn is project director for WSP’s commission to support Active Travel England and is project manager for the contract to update Manual for Streets.
WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms and employs over 49,000 staff globally, with more than 7,000 in the UK.
Biography: Andrew leads CIHT’s Policy and Technical Affairs outputs across a wide range of areas.
Throughout his career Andrew has been focussed on the development of improved highway services in the UK and has over 30 years’ experience of the highways and transportation sector both in the public and private sectors.
Before joining CIHT in 2013 he was Director of Central and Local Government services at Atkins where he provided advice to a range of clients in the sector.
Andrew joined Atkins in January 2006 from 4ps where he was a senior executive advising local authorities on the best way to develop, procure and deliver PFI and PPP schemes.