Designing for movement: Transport and regeneration in historic towns

Durham 30 April - 1 May 2008

National transport strategies


Keynote presentation: 'Traffic in historic towns - challenges and opportunities- Malcolm Buchanan, Managing Director, Colin Buchanan

Better by design - the new EHTF 'Manual for Historic Streets'- Ian Poole, EHTF

Local transport strategies

Transport Innovation Fund in Cambridge - road pricing solutions for an historic city- Graham Hughes, Director of Sustainable Infrastructure, Cambridgeshire County Council

Problems with pricing - why Shrewsbury needs a different solution - Rob Surl, Head of Special Projects, Shropshire County Council (text)

New life in old streets - Durham case notes

Durham City Vision overview and the rejuvenation of key public spaces - Harvey Dowdy, Regeneration Manager, Durham 2020 Vision

Transport developments in Durham City - Roger Elphick OBE, Head of Highway Management, Durham County Council

Economic development and tourism issues - Martin Boulton, Tourism and Conference Manager, Durham City Council

Local urban and rural regeneration projects - Rod Lugg, Head of Environment and Planning, Durham County Council

Transport solutions for historic towns

Car free historic centres - lessons from Europe - Steve Melia, Founding Member of Carefree Uk and Freelance journalist and researcher