Date:
24 Apr 2020,
11.00AM – 1.00PM
duration:
2 hrs
Venue:
Online
Address:
Online
Cost:
Free event
Register Add to Calendar 2020-04-24 11:00:00 2020-04-24 13:00:00 Pacific/Auckland [HOWT2-001] Shifting New Zealanders away from car use as the transport default in cities and into public and active transport has proven to be challenging work over recent years. Even where we’ve seen raised levels of public concern about issues relating to transport in urban environments, we haven’t always seen a matching increase in support for the types of policies and structural changes that evidence shows support the mode shift. Online Engineering New Zealand hello@engineeringnz.org

Shifting New Zealanders away from car use as the transport default in cities and into public and active transport has proven to be challenging work over recent years. Even where we’ve seen raised levels of public concern about issues relating to transport in urban environments, we haven’t always seen a matching increase in support for the types of policies and structural changes that evidence shows support the mode shift.

The Workshop is developing communications guidance for people and organisations who are working to deliver urban mobility solutions that grow the share of travel by public transport, walking and cycling.  The guidance will help us use more effective strategies to

  • improve people’s understanding, based on best evidence, of why a shift in transport modalities away from cars and towards active and public transport is needed
  • help people designing and leading the shift to have better conversations with the public
  • motivate people to act in support of these shifts.

Join Jess Berentson-Shaw from the Workshop as she talks through the research and get some insights into how you can improve your conversations about urban mobility.