Connecting People, Transforming Journeys: TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & SE England 2020 Retrospective


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“In looking to shape the future of our transport system we have a moment in time that empowers us to choose the way forward” says Martin Tugwell, Programme Director, England’s Economic Heartland, and President of the CIHT. “The connectivity that our transport system provides lies at the heart of enabling people to realise their potential and businesses being successful. In recent years we’ve seen a number of trends that challenge received wisdoms about the future of transport. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many of those trends. What it has also done is create the opportunity for us to choose the way forward”.

England’s Economic Heartland is the Sub-national Transport Body for an area stretching from Swindon to Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire to Hertfordshire, including the Oxford-Milton Keynes-Cambridge Arc. EEH has recently concluded the consultation on its draft Transport Strategy: a strategy that sets out a 30-year vision for the region’s transport system and builds on several pathways to decarbonisation. In his opening keynote at TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020, Martin shared the philosophy underpinning the strategy, explained how it will be implemented and expanded upon the impact of coronavirus on future transport.

If you satisfy our regular delegate qualification criteria but were unable to join us for the live event on October 13th, CLICK HERE to complete the short “Download form” and we’ll e-mail you a unique link giving you free of charge access to the presentation videos, recordings and slides (including Martin’s keynote).

Those qualifying to receive the rich content from these presentations include: commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers, strategic decision makers and planners from progressive city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils; municipalities; public and private transport operators/service providers; regional transport partnerships, sub-regional transport bodies, combined authorities, integrated transport authorities and passenger transport executives; government and supporting national transport agencies; fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, parking operators, prime contractors and other buyer side stakeholders.

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TRANSPORT Smart Class, London & South East England 2020

On 13th October 2020 we will be casting a spotlight over London and South East England, hosting our speakers discussions on how the latest digital innovations can help overcome the transport and mobility challenges faced by the capital, it's hinterland, burgeoning smart city-regions of the South East and East Anglia, and beyond.


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