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MON 19 SEPT 2022



Registration & Information

10:00 - 12:00

THE PEP Consortium Meeting 2 (invitation only)

11:00 - 12.30

Youth Forum

Approximately 150 young people between the ages of 16 and 24 – from a range of backgrounds, interests and abilities – coming together to create a list of actions for delegates to reflect on their needs.

12:45 - 13:15


13:15 - 14:00

Youth Forum

Consolidating the Conversation

10:30 - 17:00

Parallel Workshops - these are in-person events only

  • 10:30: Measuring Walking: New smart tools and what can be done with good walking data – Linenhall, Henrietta Place, D07 Y4C0
  • 14:00: Exploring shortcuts as a tool and strategy to promote everyday walking – Annie Moore Room, EPIC Museum, D01 KF84
  • 14:00: Volvo Research and Education Foundation: Walking as a mode of transport research programme (invitation only) – Dogpatch Labs Events Room, EPIC Museum, D01 KF84
  • 14:00: Using Bluetooth Low Energy to study pedestrian activity in outdoor public spaces: A practical interactive workshop – western entrance to EPIC Museum, D01 KF84
  • 14:00: Walking and the Law – Liffey Corner Room, EPIC Museum, D01 KF84
  • 14:00: Introduction to the I-PARC evaluation toolkit to measure the impact of physical activity interventions – Dogpatch Labs Broadcasting Room, EPIC Museum, D01 KF84
  • 15:30: Active Travel Advocacy: Tales and Learning from the Front Lines – Annie Moore Room, EPIC Museum, D01 KF84
  • 15:30: Including All People Walking: school mobility plans – a tool for integrating children’s needs into the design of the school pathway to promote walking for all users – Liffey Corner Room, EPIC Museum, D01 KF84

17:30 - 20:00

Welcome Reception

20:30 (meet at Clarence Hotel)

Evening Walkshop

Title Author Organisation Country
Night Walking in Temple Bar: safety & enjoyment for all Ms Leni Schwendinger & Mr Alistair Turnham International Nighttime Design Initiative (NTD) USA

TUES 20 SEPT 2022

Registration & Information

9:00 - 10.30

Opening Plenary Session 1 *

Global Perspectives, National Commitment, Local Action: the research and political momentum for walking


Title Author Organisation Country
TU Dublin Welcome Prof David Fitzpatrick TU Dublin Ireland
Walk21 Welcome Ms Bronwen Thornton Walk21
A global view on the academic study of walking Dr Lake Sagaris Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Chile
THE PEP Pan-European Masterplan for Walking Mr Robert Thaler THE PEP
Ireland’s Walking Story: Get Ireland Walking Dr Úna May Sport Ireland Ireland
Ireland’s Walking Story: investing in the infrastructure Mr Joe Seymour National Transport Authority Ireland
Youth Forum Call to Action Youth Representatives Ireland

10:30 - 11:00

Tea & Coffee

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/1: National & Regional Policymaking *

Title Author Organisation Country
Characteristics of walking strategies affecting their usefulness and effect Ms Marianne Knapskog Institute of Transport Economics Norway
Austrian Federal Masterplan for Walking Mr Robert Thaler Environment Agency Austria Austria
National Walking Strategies Mr Paulo Cambra U-Shift – Técnico Lisboa, University of Lisbon Portugal
Queensland Steps Up: escalating the profile of walking at the state level Ms Robyn Davies Dept of Transport & Main Roads, Queensland Australia
The Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC): all-island collaborative action for physical activity promotion and knowledge translation Prof Catherine Woods University of Limerick Ireland

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/2: Creating Places for Children & Young People *

Title Author Organisation Country
Walkability for Children in Bologna: An urban informatics approach Dr Andrea Gorrini Fondazione Transform Transport ETS Italy
Lessons learned from the ‘Streets for Kids’ projects Ms Anna Sirpikova Global Designing Cities Initiative USA
How to support walking – a child’s perspective Ms Chiara Hanrahan An Taisce Green Schools Ireland
Develop child-friendly urban planning principles for liveable and walkable neighborhoods – the use case of Westlich Kennedydamm and the ‘Move Düsseldorf’ vision in Germany Mr Ibrahem Alsalamh ARUP Deutschland GmbH Germany
Encouraging children to walk to learn Mr Roger Healey Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation Canada

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/3: Walk to the Line: joined-up thinking in public transport *

Title Author Organisation Country
The needs and requirements of people with disabilities for ‘walking’ more often: Insights from the mobility survey of the TRIPS project Dr Tally Hatzakis Trilateral Research Ltd. Ireland
TBC Mr Helge Hillnhutter NTNU Norway
Inclusify: women empowerment for inclusive mobility Ms Maria Conill de Azpiazu AMB Spain
Walk & Ride: introducing public transport physical activity appraisal toolkit Mr Martin Wedderburn Wedderburn Transport Planning Poland
Evidence-based approach through a combination of new technologies & active youth participation to advocate for safer walking environment for children Ms Quyen Bui AIP Foundation Vietnam

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/4: Motivating People to Walk: what's the magic wand? *

Title Author Organisation Country
Motivating Walking in Travel Apps Dr Kate Pangbourne Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds UK
First-time Experience of Walking Meetings: how to design onboarding solutions to promote this healthy work practice? Mrs Mélodie Jacob University of Luxembourg Luxembourg
A Saudi experience in using social media for including all people walking in Saudi Arabia, Gulf and Arab States Dr Salih Alansari Health Promotion Center, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Neighborhood shared streets under 30km/h: pedestrian safety challenges beyond speed reduction Dr Jihee Namgung Architecture & Urban Research Institute Rep of Korea

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/5: Real-life road safety initiatives from around the world *

Title Author Organisation Country
Non-motorised visibility project Mr Galebowe Motlhajoe Society of Road Safety Ambassadors (SORSA) Botswana
Show me the Way: big-data screening methodology to identify road safety risk around schools and prioritise investments Mrs Shanna Luchessi iRAP Portugal
Loving 30 – a foundation for walking and everything else Mr Rod King 20s Plenty for Us – Love 30 UK
The right of the city, the right of the students Ms Sonia Aguilar WRI Mexico Mexico
How much do 30 km/h speed limits affect walkability? Ms Muireann O’Dea Love 30, the campaign for 30km/h speed limits Ireland

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/6: Pecha Kuchas *

Title Author Organisation Country
“GISMÖ” – an everyday route-planning tool for healthy mobility Mr Reinhard Jellinek Austrian Energy Agency Austria
Exercise, Enliven, Encounter: potential at the doorstep Ms Jenny Leuba Pedestrian mobility Switzerland Switzerland
Safer neighbourhoods emerging across the Global South Mr Abhimanyu Prakash India
Connecting-Cabra: a community working to reclaim their streets for people Dr Brian Gormley Connecting Cabra Ireland
Slow roads set Antwerp in motion Mrs Laura Nagels Trage Wegen vzw Belgium
Engaging communities through walking art Ms Sara Hayes The Public Art Company UK
The Shopping Trolley Project: a small investment with a large impact Mr Stuart Lindsay Net Zero Vermont USA
VIDEO: Location as a Service (LaaS): a neighbourhood intelligence platform that facilitates the search for walkable neighbourhoods Dr Bernardita Calinao WALKSPAN USA

11:00 - 12:30

Session 1/7: Walkshops

Title Author Organisation Country
Healthy TU Dublin Heritage Trails & Walkshops Dr Teresa Hurley TU Dublin Ireland
Explore Urban Textures Mr Raphael Mak Metrunner Sweden
Pedestrianised Capel Street Ms Claire French Dublin City Council Ireland

12:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30

Plenary Session 2: Walking as the foundation for healthy bodies, minds and streets *

Title Author Organisation Country
Ministerial Address from Scotland Min Maree Todd Min for Public Health, Women’s Health & Sport Scotland
The Role of Place in Wellbeing Prof Esther Sternberg University of Arizona USA
Panel: Building on the synergies between health and transport for better community outcomes
Prof Shane O’Mara (C) Trinity College Dublin Ireland
Ms Kate Robertson World Health Organisation Switzerland
Mrs José Besselink City of Rotterdam Netherlands
Prof Niall Moyna Dublin City University Ireland
Charlie Burke Coillte Ireland

15:30 - 16:00

Tea & Coffee

16:00 - 17:30

Parallel Sessions: Session 2/1: Evaluating Environments and their Walkability *

Title Author Organisation Country
From STRIDE.App to Walkability.App: development of two apps to report walking experiences in the field Dr Stefan Steiniger Centre for Sustainable Urban Development (CEDEUS) Chile
From Local to National: a universal design approach to walkable towns Ms Ruth O’Reilly Centre for Excellence in Universal Design, National Disability Authority Ireland
Virtual Walking for Improving Walkability Prof Stefan van der Spek Deft University of Technology Netherlands
Walkability Tool Mr Tomer Shachaf PosadMaxwan Netherlands
Walking towards inclusion for the Traveller Community in Finglas Ms Doireann Crosson Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre Ireland

16:00 - 17:30

Session 2/2: Walking to School: essential steps to support this journey *

Title Author Organisation Country
Safe Access to Schools Initiative: a case study from Mumbai Mr Rohit Tak World Resources Institute (WRI) India
New school zone paradigm in Korea based on traffic accident analysis Dr Sunghoon Oh Architecture and Urban research institute Rep of Korea
Streamlining the ‘Safe Routes to School Programme’ in Rio de Janeiro Ms Danielle Hoppe Institute for Transportation and Development Policy – ITDP Brazil Brazil
School Streets, School Zones: lessons from around the world Mr Richard Clarke FIA Foundation UK
Designing ‘playful’ school zones and the wider ‘Safe Routes to School Programme’ Ms Finola O’Driscoll National Transport Authority Ireland

16:00 - 17:30

Session 2/3: Mobilising our Older Population *

Title Author Organisation Country
Elderly Mobility Plan: including seniors pedestrians in public spaces Mr Rodrigo Lurueña ATE Association Transports et Environment Switzerland
Guangzhou’s ageing-friendly transportation strategy under the goal of an all ages friendly city Mr Zexia Wang Guangzhou Urban Planning & Design Survey Research Institute China
Enhancing accessibility of barrier-free routes for elderly Ms Sarah Ang Land Transport Authority Singapore
Silver Ribbons: research on user-friendly walking routes for seniors Ms Naomé Carmeliet Voetgangersbeweging vzw Belgium

16:00 - 17:30

Session 2/4: Walking to Win in Public Health & Planning *

Title Author Organisation Country
Walking Interventions to Increase Active Commuting Ms Siobhán Hamilton National Transport Authority Ireland
Wake-up Call from a Family Doctor in Rotterdam : how active mobility can serve public health Mrs José Besselink Municipality, City of Rotterdam Netherlands
The Healthy Cities Generator: automating healthy urban design Ms Ruth Gow Bax & Company Spain
Healthy Movement, Healthy Places: Measuring Wellbeing and Quality of Life Impacts in Transport Appraisal Mr Martin Wedderburn Wedderburn Transport Planning Poland
Irish Transport System Through a Wellbeing Lens Ms Aimee Aguilar Jaber OECD

16:00 - 17:30

Session 2/5: Wrestling with the Data: understanding what is needed and how to use it *

Title Author Organisation Country
Technologies to count pedestrians, typologies of flow profiles & extrapolation factors: examples from a comprehensive Swiss study Mr Daniel Sauter Urban Mobility Research Switzerland
Pedestrian typologisation – a sociological look at urban walkways Mrs Renate Albrecher EPFL Ecole polytechnic fédéral de Lausanne Switzerland
Our Right to a Walkable City: assessing walkability & accessibility to the public space in Guayaquil Dr Ricardo Pozo Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo Ecuador
Automated extraction of pedestrian activity using graph databases Mr David Powell tPOT Research Group Ireland

16:00 - 17:30

Session 2/6: Pecha Kuchas *

Title Author Organisation Country
Where the City Meets the River: riverside placemaking in Budapest Ms Berta Molnar Centre for Budapest Transport Hungary
Micro Mobility: future mobility and inclusive design for individuals who are blind or vision impaired Ms Chantelle Smith National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) Ireland
Interim street transformation strategies in the self-built neighborhood of Jardim Monte Verde, Recife- Brazil Mrs Eduarda Aun Global Designing Cities Intiative (GDCI) USA
Interim street transformation and speed reduction strategies in the downtown corridor Rua da Palma, Recife- Brazil Mr Antoñio Oliviera Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Brazil
Safer School Zones Mr Galebowe Motlhajoe Society of Road Safety Ambassadors (SORSA) Botswana
A phenomenological exploration of landscape and long-distance walking practices on the Dingle Way Dr Mary Dillon TU Dublin Ireland
Exploring Transport Doublespeak – the importance of storytelling in changing people’s minds! Mr Mario Alves International Federation of Pedestrians (IFP) Portugal
VIDEO: Pedestrians within and towards mobility hubs Ms Maxine Ketele Infopunt publieke ruimte Belgium

16:00 - 17:30

Session 2/7: Walkshops

Title Author Organisation Country
Impact storytelling & youth engagement with pedestrian dignity Mr Jonathon Stalls Walking Artist USA
Walking into Walkability Data: Exploring ways we assess and understand walking environments Mr Emmet Ó Briain TU Dublin Ireland
Orienteering Walkshop: how do we navigate in cities? Mr Raphael Mak Metrunner Sweden

From 19:00

Conference Dinner at The Round Room at the Mansion House

WED 21 SEPT 2022

Registration & Information

09:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session 3 Ensuring equity and access for everyone *

Title Author Organisation Country
Ministerial Address Min Jack Chambers Min of State with responsibility for the Gaeltacht & Sport Ireland
Equitable Cities Charles Brown Equitable Cities USA
Enhancing collaboration across academic disciplines and with society Prof Luca Bertolini University of Amsterdam Netherlands
Panel: Advocacy for all people walking
Dr Madeline Lyes Irish Pedestrian Network Ireland
Ms Rona Gibb Paths for All Scotland Scotland
Mr Stephen Edwards Living Streets UK United Kingdom
A personal journey: interview with… Neasa Hourigan & Edith Toomey Ireland

10:30 - 11:00

Tea & Coffee

11:00 - 12:30

Parallel Sessions: Session 3/1: Walking in Women's Shoes *

Title Author Organisation Country
Planning for Gender Inclusivity in Urban Areas: an application to the City of Naples (Italy) Dr Carmen Guida University of Naples Federico II Italy
Walkability with gender and race perspective + the public authorities and society together Ms Leticia Sabino SampaPé! Brazil
GIS-based suitability analysis and app-based smart routing system to enhance the security for women while walking Dr Andrea Gorrini Fondazione Transform Transport ETS Italy
Vivo Mi Calle: living our streets Ms Lina Quinones Despacio Colombia
The Walking In ScHools (WISH Study): A study protocol for a clustered randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a peer-led, school-based walking intervention in adolescent girls Mrs Leanne Doherty Centre for Exercise Medicine, Physical Activity & Health, Sports & Exercise Sciences Research Institute, University of Ulster, Jordanstown UK

11:00 - 12:30

Session 3/2: First Principles for Engineers: putting pedestrians first *

Title Author Organisation Country
Barriers to walking perceived by people don’t necessarily correspond to those described in technical documents Dr Tamara Bozovic University of the West of England UK
Reducing pedestrian delays at signalised junctions in Dublin Mr Oisín Devilly Dublin City Council Ireland
If you build it who will come? Exploring the effects of street improvements in walking behaviour Mr Paulo Cambra U-Shift – Técnico Lisboa, University of Lisbon Portugal
Get out of my Way! Or, politely put, understanding the nature of the ‘barrier’ in the review, redesign and removal of redundant man-made structures on public rights of way. Ms Rowena Macaulay Walk Colchester UK
High visibility crossing places for pedestrians Dr Suzanne Meade Transport Infrastructure Ireland Ireland

11:00 - 12:30

Session 3/3: City Policy & Planning Initiatives *

Title Author Organisation Country
Ghent: a cycling city that will become a walking city as well Ms Eveline van Hooijdonk Mobility Department Ghent – team pedestrians Belgium
Pedestrian on a pedestal. Where and why? Mr André De Wit Municipality, City of Rotterdam Netherlands
Austrian klimaaktiv mobil action programme – Funding offensive for walking infrastructure of cities and regions Mr Robert Thaler Federal Ministry for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation & Technology (BMK) Austria
Exploring the Pedestrian Realm Dr Rob Methorst MENSenSTRAAT Rijkswaterstaat and SMOV (retired) Netherlands

11:00 - 12:30

Session 3/4: Smarter than Smart: apps, ethics and usefulness of data *

Title Author Organisation Country
Using machine learning and big data to discover what makes people actually walk in NSW Mr Nick Fletcher Vivendi Consulting Pty Ltd. Australia
To walk or not to walk? Merging the walkability and walking accessibility concepts – the development of user-specific walking accessibility measures Mrs Ulrike Jehle Technical University of Munich Germany
Walking Malta. An innovative Pedestrian-Centred Walkability Assessment Mr Carlos Cañas TBC Malta
Walking data – cities needs and market gaps Ms Marianne Weinreich Ramboll Smart Mobility Denmark
Envisaging a Digital Pedestrian Network in Singapore for Planning, Routing and More Ms Kankang Zhu Land Transport Authority Singapore

11:00 - 12:30

Session 3/5: Leveraging the Community *

Title Author Organisation Country
Walking Champions de Marche Dr Tim Bernett Caminata Consulting Canada
Project Force: getting your neighbourhood moving Mr Niels linhart Voetgangersbeweging vzw Belgium
How to develop networks of pedestrian pathways in Wallonia? Ms Charlotte Angerand Tous à Pied Belgium
The first steps in understanding local and national level walking systems in Ireland Mr Dylan Power Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland crowdsourcing barriers to safe and comfortable places to walk Ms Karen Laberee University of Victoria Canada

11:00 - 12:30

Session 3/6: Pecha Kuchas *

Title Author Organisation Country
Fortaleza Municipal Walkability Plan Ms Luciana Lobo Municipal Secretariat for Urban Development and Environment (SEUMA) of the Municipal Government of Fortaleza (PMF) Brazil
Transforming degraded land into Urban Micro Parks Mr Luiz Alberto Saboia Municipality of Fortaleza – Foundation of Science, Technology and Innovation Brazil
Walk Which Way? retrofitting schools as walking destinations for young children and caregivers in Tirana, Albania Mr Simon Battisti Independent Consultant Albania
Along pilgrim paths to Scherpenheuvel Ms Nina Van Meerbeeck Interleuven Belgium
Minecraft and Mobility: using Minecraft for community participation Ms Janene Tuniz UN Habitat Kenya
Mapping, recognising and rewarding projects which have expanded walkability Ms Louise Uchôa SampaPé Brazil
VIDEO: Mulranny Village Transformation Mr Pat Staunton Mayo County Council Ireland

11:00 - 12:30

Session 3/7: Walkshops

Title Author Organisation Country
Every Step of the Way Mr Jim Walker CEDEUS Chile
Outdoor Navigation for People who are Blind or Vision Impaired: Experiences, Challenges and Future Directions Ms Chantelle Smith NCBI Ireland
The pedestrian experience assessment toward public transport stops with a pedestrian wayfinding approach Ms Yazmin Viramontes CAMINA Centre for Pedestrian Mobility Studies Mexico

12:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30

Plenary Session 4: Building for Walking: hard yards or easy street? *

Title Author Organisation Country
Ministerial Address Min Éamon Ryan Min for Transport, Climate & Communications Ireland
European Perspectives on Walking Ciarán Cuffe, MEP European Parliament Ireland
Delivering Waterford Greenway & other city projects Michael Walsh Waterford City & County Council Ireland
Panel: Overcoming challenges to deliver walking facilities
Oddrun Helen Hagen Institute of Transport Economics – Norwegian Centre for Transport Norway
Anuela Ristini Deputy Mayor of Tirana Albania
Robert Burns Fingal County Council Ireland
Emilie Herssens Walk.Brussels ONG Belgium
TBC City of Kigali Kenya

15:30 - 16:00

Tea & Coffee

16:00 - 17:30

Parallel Sessions: Session 4/1: Making it inclusive: walking for everybody! *

Title Author Organisation Country
Walking for Everyone Mr Stephen Edwards ARUP UK
Intergenerational Pedibus Ms Corine Kibora ATE Association Transports et Environment Switzerland
Woodlands for Health Ms Niamh Ní Chonghaile Mental Health ireland, Get Ireland Wlaking, Coillte Ireland
Shared Space includes all people walking. Dr Pieter de Haan Knowledge Centre Shared Space Netherlands

16:00 - 17:30

Session 4/2: Planning walkable neighbourhoods and developments *

Title Author Organisation Country
Linking Communities Ms Sarah O’Donnell Transport Infrastructure Ireland Ireland
Building parking-free neighbourhoods to encourage walking and active mobility Ms Emilie Roux ATE Association Transports et Environment Switzerland
Future Downtown Brainport – Eindhoven Knoop XL – a Place for People Mr Erik van Hal City of Eindhoven Netherlands
Promoting walking through central urban regeneration Dr Maja Karoline Rynning Institute of Transport Economics Norway
Incorporating walkability into municipal housing planning and development: Lisbon’s Affordable Renting Programme Mr Paulo Cambra U-Shift – Técnico Lisboa, University of Lisbon Portugal

16:00 - 17:30

Session 4/3: Designing streetscapes that work for everyone *

Title Author Organisation Country
The Public Bench – service station for pedestrians Mrs Renate Albrecher EPFL Ecole polytechnic fédéral de Lausanne Switzerland
Beyond Tarmac: what communities really need to get them walking Ms Anne Docherty Living Streets UK
Sensing Spaces: How the senses influence the choices we make when we walk Ms Alexandra Gomes LSE Cities UK
How ‘open streets’ are transforming public space in French cities Mr Pablo Carreras Codra Conseil France
From Monowalks to Winter Walks: Micro urban design measures in a winter city, for all age groups and mobilities Prof Francisco Alaniz Uribe University of Calgary Canada

16:00 - 17:30

Session 4/4: Talking the Walk: insights into how we think about walking *

Title Author Organisation Country
Love Our Laneways: A model for engagement and re-imagination Mr Aaron Copeland A Playful City Ireland
Trading off Time, Carbon, Active Travel and Health: what do people really think about traffic-reduction measures? Dr Tom Cohen Active Travel Academy, University of Westminster UK
Rich Man, Poor Man, Beggar Man: Social status associations with walking for transport Ms Nadia Williams Sustainable Transport & Mobility Research Group Technological University Dublin Ireland
From Niche to Norm. How to make active mobility the norm? Dr Sandra Wegener University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), Institute for Transport Studies Austria
Results from the Dublin Walking and Cycling Index 2021 – formerly the Bike Life Report Ms Sarah McDonagh National Transport Authority Ireland

16:00 - 17:30

Session 4/5: Monitoring Impact: qualitative and quantitative data *

Title Author Organisation Country
In search for the pedestrian. Steps towards the development of a pedestrian monitor Mr André De Wit Municipality, City of Rotterdam Netherlands
Walking fOR Health (WORtH) Study: reflections on the delivery of a feasibility randomised controlled trial of an intervention to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour in people with severe mental illness Prof Suzanne McDonough Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Ireland
Learning from Frequent Walkers: motivations, practices & spaces Dr Farzaneh Bahrami University of Groningen Netherlands
The impact of the Community Made2Move Programme on Participants’ Daily Steps Dr Fiona Chambers University College Cork Ireland
A decade of walking behaviour in Ireland 2011-2021: What changes have occurred and what will the next 10 years look like? Dr Benny Cullen Sport Ireland Ireland

16:00 - 17:30

Session 4/6: Walkshops

Title Author Organisation Country
Talking Nature in the City Dr Ken Boyle TU Dublin Ireland
Walking the LIFELINE, a living laboratory connecting nature, people and place Ms Kaethe Burt-O’Dea desireland Ireland
Bridgefoot park & The Liberties Mr Stephen Coyne Dublin City Council Ireland

THURS 22 SEPT 2022

Round Tables - Rooms EQ-116 and EQ-211

Title Author Organisation Country
Prioritising walking and cycling in the mobility mix this decade Ms Jill Warren European Cyclists’ Federation Belgium
Handbooks to Transform Your Streets and Evaluate Them Ms Najwa Doughman GDCI USA
Public Space and walkable areas: walking strategies in Austria Mr Dieter Schwab Austrian Federation of Pedestrians Austria
Transferring the ’15-minute city’ principles to practice Dr Luka Mladenovic Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia Slovenia
Exploring the role of purposive sampling in engaged citizen science to enhance walkability in cities Mr David Buckley TU Dublin Ireland
Change your Observation Focus: pedestrian counts – exchange of practices Mrs Emilie Herssens Walk.Brussels ONG Belgium
Community Trails: an effective value-for-money solution to a rural problem Ms Elizabeth Rogers Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland United Kingdom
Walkability Tools Mr Mario Alves International Federation of Pedestrians Portugal

10:00 - 10:30

Tea & Coffee


World Cafe for Safety & Security When Walking

Title Author Organisation Country
Ministerial Address Min Frank Feighan Minister of State Ireland
Ms AnnMarie Farrelly CEO, Fingal County Council Ireland
Pedestrian Safety Ms Angie Schmitt 3MPH USA
Gender & Public Space Ms Heather Allen Independent Consutlant UK
What is safe? Using ‘perceptions of safety’ to support better transport planning Mr Adrian Davis University of the West of England UK
World Café discussions

12:30 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:00

World Cafe: Consolidating the Conversation

This discussion will draw out:

  • opportunities in the Irish context
  • key activities for advocates around the world to implement locally
  • partnerships and global momentum for action

14:00 - 14:15

Comfort Break

14:15 - 15:00

Closing Plenary: Walking Purposefully on Through the Decade for Change *

Title Author Organisation Country
Closing Plenary Ms Skye Duncan Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) New Zealand
Conclusion Walk21 Mr Jim Walker Walk21
Handover Prof David Fitzpatrick TU Dublin Ireland
Next city invitation video TBC

FRI 23 SEPT 2022


Start times will vary

Title Author Organisation County Format
Howth Head Cliff Walk A case study on community management Ken Boyle TU Dublin Co. Dublin Walkshop
Three Bridges Walk & Discussion Dr Madeleine Lyes Irish Pedestrian Network Limerick Satellite Workshop
Cork City Council & Get Ireland Walking Ms Alison Chambers Cork City Council & Get Ireland Walking Cork Workshop & Walkshop
THE PEP (invitation only)


Title Affiliation Country   Author
Comparative Analysis of Pedestrian traffic volume and Quality of Street Space around Large Railway Stations Using Mobile Probe Data Osaka City University Japan Mr Tomohito Nakai
The fresh streets of Sinaloa. Made for walking safely Céntrico Mexico Mr Patricio Ruiz
Spring in Your Step: turning Kildare parkrun green for positive ageing walk HSE Ireland Ms Denise Croke
Snailstep: mobile app, for cities with healthy DNA SNAILSTEP Spain Ms Freyja Pérez Keller
João Alfredo: from a street to a shared space for all Municipality of Porto Alegre / Municipal Department of Urban Mobility Brazil Mrs Ana Paula Hoppe Bonini
The challenges of appraising walking in Mobility as a Service: exploring MaaS solutions in the Paris region case IRT SystemX and LGI, CentraleSupélec France Mrs Mariana Reyes
Schoolenvironment 2.0 Voetgangersbeweging vzw Belgium Mrs Lieve Snoeckx
Notes on Walking: dandelion has no field PhD Candidate on Walking Sweden Mr Sepa Sama
Making Walkable High Streets: a planning support tool for Czech cities University of Ostrava Czech Republic Mrs Lenka Paszová
Education should start early ITS Ireland Ireland Mr John Davis
“Praia dos Namorados” Lakefront Revitalisation Project Americana City Hall Brazil Mrs Vanessa Oliveira
Analysis of Accessibility and Walkability to the main Public Facilities in the City of Fortaleza/CE – Brazil Universidade de Fortaleza – Unifor Brazil Ms Leticia Costs
Ville et Marche au Quotidien: a collaborative event devoted to everyday walking Académie Des experts en Mobilités Actives (ADMA) France Ms Elin Lundmark
Walking and Cycling in the School Environment Friends Of Road for Mali Mali Mr Tessougue Temin Grégoire
Luas Finglas Transport Infrastructure Ireland Ireland Ms Sarah O’Donnell
Make Way for Pedestrians: some news of France Place aux Piétons France Ms Anne Faure
The Wayfinding Centre: what if people with a disability led public transport design? NCBI Ireland Ms Chantelle Smith
Too young to die Society of Road Safety Ambassadors (SORSA) Botswana Mr Maatla Energy Otsogile
Visualisation of Pedestrian Traffic Flow under Crowded Conditions on Urban Streets by Using Mobile Probe Data Osaka City University Japan Mr Naotaka Nishimura
Collecting and Modelling Pedestrian Movement Volume for City Planning Planet Urban Consultancy Israel Dr Yoav Lerman
Walkability as a potential for empowering women Department of Architecture-Faculty of Engineering-Cairo University Egypt Ms Lobna Galal
Small-volume deliveries by foot and bicycle Unigranrio/Afya; Unyleya; SENAC/Fatec. Brazil Prof Julio Cesar de Loureiro
The 15-minute City Concept: how can Innsbruck realise this goal? Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck, Austria Austria Ms Silja Baumann
The Shortcut Map: an instrument for developing walkable neighbourhoods Trage Wegen vzw Belgium Mrs Laura Nagels
A gamification-based intervention to encourage active travel Intelligent Health United Kingdom Dr Marc Harris
Private Landowners Training Programme in the Killarney National Park Biosphere Reserve Leave No Trace Ireland Ireland Dr Noel Doyle
Tactical Urbanism Workshop for Pedestrians as a Part of Good Design Izmir6 Pedestrians’ Association – Yaya Derneği Turkey Mr Mustafa Tektek
Neighbourhood street redesign in small Slovenian town boosts walking Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia Slovenia Mrs Mojca Balant
An affordable, dedicated automated sidewalk scanner International Federation of Pedestrians Belgium Dr Geert van Waeg
Do people with lower back pain meet the physical activity guidelines?: data from three walking trials Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Ireland Prof Deirdre Hurley
A study of pedestrian activity in a newly developed public space TU Dublin Ireland Ms Ahlam Alanbouri
The Benefits of Nordic Walking for Women Over 50 & People with Long-Term Health Problems Nordic Fitness Ireland Ireland Mrs Joanne Burke
Walking in Africa: understanding the barriers to walking for commuting Uni Kassel Germany Ms Yana Tumkova
Take Fli8ht – Disembark with confidence National Transport Authority Ireland Mr Tom Ryan
Keep Ireland Open Keep Ireland Open Ireland Mr Robert Dowds


Title Affiliation Country   Author
Calles + Seguras (Safer Streets), Sinaloa, Mexico Mexico Mr Miguel A. Toscano
Dirceu Community Vegetable Gardens Linear Park in Teresina-Piauí, Brazil Municipality of Teresina Brazil Ms Cintia Bartz
Pedestrians within and towards mobility hubs Infopunt Publieke Ruimte Belgium Ms Maxine Ketele
Mulranny Village Transformation Transport Infrastructure Ireland Ireland Ms Kathleen Jacobi
Come Walk With Me: Year 6 School Student Brings Us Along On Her Daily Journey To School Places for Good New Zealand Ms Boopsie Maran
Location as a Service (LaaS): a neighborhood intelligence platform that facilitates the search for walkable neighborhoods WALKSPAN USA Dr Bernardita Calinao
Peatonito, the pedestrian superhero, fighting for safe streets in the US Peatontio USA Mr Jorge Canez
The Playway, an innovative tool to stem the exodus of families from the city Bfluid Recherche & Expertise Switzerland Dr Sonia Lavadinho
Pedestrians Matter as They’re Diverse Pedestrian Jogia Indonesia Mr Abiyyi Yahya Hakim
A Pedestrian Film University of Groningen Netherlands Dr Farzaneh Bahrami
VIDEO: Interim street transformation and speed reduction strategies in the downtown corridor Rua da Palma, Recife-Brazil Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety Netherlands Ms Beatriz Rodrigues Andrade


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