Sustainable and Active Travel

10th November

Photo by Aaron McCracken

Come and join us on the COP26 transport day to avail of a range of activities showcased by partners including Translink, Big Loop Bikes and Connswater Community Greenway, including:

  • Get on board Translink’s first zero emission all-electric double-decker bus. Find out more about the steps being taken to revolutionise and decarbonise NI’s public transport system to be climate positive by 2050, while creating advanced services and networks to be your first choice for travel today, for tomorrow. 
  • Browse active travel stands, including Connswater Community Greenway, to find out more how you can switch to a more sustainable way of transport.
  • Bring along your disused bike (parts) and donate them to the Turnaround Project for repurposing and reuse for people in need;
  • Get your bike upgraded to face the dark months ahead! Bike mechanics  from Big Loop Bikes will be on site to provide free bike repair services, while PSNI will be present between 12-2pm to get your bike marked for free, using the Bike Register scheme. This is also a great opportunity to receive great tips and advice on how to maintain your bike and prevent it from being stolen. 

Book Here for bike repair

PLUS 

With dark nights upon us collect your FREE tech enabled cycle lights from see-sense, with bonus merchandise for those who are donating a bike!


Sustainable and Active Travel

10th November

11am - 3pm | Custom House Square

Carol Lemmens - Arup

Carol is Arup’s Global Advisory Services Portfolio leader and interim Europe Property Business leader.

He was instrumental in developing Arup’s position paper to define the circular economy in the context of the built environment and developing Arup’s work as the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s (EMF) knowledge partner for the built environment. He continues to work to raise the awareness of the circular economy approach from general first principles to practice by identifying the many challenges, enablers and opportunities available to Arup and others in making the circular economy a reality. Carol regularly contributes to Circular Economy and thought pieces, presentations and interviews globally. Most notably, Carol was invited to give a key note address to the United Nations General Assembly at their Circular Economy event, in October 2018.