Block Two – Car Use

Here are the presentations given to the car use and mobility stream of the Devon Climate Assembly who were focusing on the question: how can we reduce car use whilst maintaining mobility? The presentations below are in order of which they were given to the assembly. Click on the image to view the presentation on YouTube.

7th July

  1. Jamie Hulland, Transportation Strategy and Road Safety Manager for Devon County Council, gives the Devon Climate Assembly an overview of transport patterns in Devon.

2. Nik Bowyer, Net-Zero Task Force member, introduces the Devon Climate Assembly to the actions on mobility already in the Interim Devon Carbon Plan.

10th – 11th July

1. Will Pratt introduces the pros and cons of reducing road space for cars and reallocating for active travel to the Devon Climate Assembly.

2.Tom Wiersma from Northern Devon Cycling Campaign tells the Devon Climate Assembly about the benefits of active travel, what is being done to enable active travel and what needs to be done.

3. Mobility case study 1: Councillor Clyde Loakes presents to the Devon Climate Assembly the changes they have made to create a ‘Mini Holland’ in the London borough Waltham Forest.

4. Mobility case study 2: Ann Hunter from InExeter gives the Devon Climate Assembly the perspectives of low traffic measures from the business community.

5. Dr Steve Melia, lecturer in transport planning, talks to the Devon Climate Assembly about parking policy and the implications of this for decarbonising transport.

6. John Siraut, director of economics at Jacobs, presents to the Devon Climate Assembly the idea of using congestion charges and low emission zones to discourage car use.

7. Mobility case study 3: Nigel Hallam introduces the Devon Climate Assembly to an example of workplace parking levies, as used by Nottingham City Council.