Mon, Nov 09 | webinar

Connecting loose ends- Planning for the First and the Last mile by Arup

Focus on the importance of integrating the first and the last mile connectivity to support and encourage public transit use.
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Connecting loose ends- Planning for the First and the Last mile by Arup

Time & Location

Nov 09, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

About The Event

Public transit is key to inclusive mobility and ensuring that our cities transition towards a

sustainable future. For many cities, the focus is to provide overarching transit infrastructures

such as metro, light rail, or bus priority systems. However, in many cases, what falls through

the cracks is the planning and design of the first and last-mile connections that people use to

reach their final destinations.

The masterclass would focus on the integration of first and last-mile connectivity within our

cities through the discussion of existing challenges and opportunities within the UAE using our

local experience as well as our extensive global research on this topic.

What will participants achieve at the end of the workshop?

Participants will gain an understanding of the principles of design and planning for the first and

last mile with examples of how to apply than in real context.

Who is your target audience?

Public authorities, designers, planners, architects, policymakers

  • Connecting loose ends

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