CIHT Scotland are hosting a webinar providing an overview of the COP26 Transport Plan. Don't miss your chance to hear from speakers directly involved in putting together and delivering the Plan.
The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October – 12 November 2021.
COP26 Transport Planning aims to deliver a safe, secure and resilient transport network to the event, providing a first-class delegate experience, with public transport at its core.
The scale of the event is unprecedented in Scotland and the UK and a Travel Demand Management Programme has been developed. This event will provide an overview of the COP26 Transport Plan.
This event is open to both members and non-members of CIHT. It will be of particular interest to those involved in traffic management, transport planning and those based in Scotland with an interest in learning more about COP26.
Nicola Blaney, Head of Events Resilience, Transport Scotland
Nicola is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a broad range of experience covering the full life cycle of the transport system. She has specific expertise in Major Events planning and operations, having had involvement in 2012 London Olympics, 2014 Commonwealth Games and 2020 Euros.
Nicola is currently the Scotland Chair for the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT).
Mairi Joyce, Project Principal, Mott MacDonald
Mairi is a Chartered Transport Planning Professional (CTTP) passionate about working with partners and communities to create sustainable and effective transport planning solutions.
Based in the Mott MacDonald Edinburgh office, Mairi specialises in decarbonising transport, active travel planning and design, development planning, travel demand management, appraisal and transport policy and strategy.
Mairi was project manager of the development and delivery of a Travel Demand Management Strategy for Transport Scotland as they moved through the different stages of C-19 associated lockdown. The project work involved review of travel data, creation of travel demand messages based on the data, identification of channels, creation of a marketing and communications Plan and monitoring and evaluating the outcomes.
Mairi is currently assisting Transport Scotland with their TDM campaign for COP26.
Martin Campbell, Associate, Systra Ltd
Martin is an Associate Transport Planner and Modeller who project manages a wide and diverse range of commissions for both public and private sector clients throughout Scotland, the UK and Ireland.
Martin specialises in microsimulation traffic modelling, scheme appraisal, traffic management / maintenance modelling and road traffic assignment modelling.
Martin was involved in assisting Transport Scotland in identifying the traffic impacts on the surrounding road network for COP26.