Francis Glare - transport interchanges as a catalyst for city development

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Francis Glare - transport interchanges as a catalyst for city development

  1. 1. Transport interchanges as p gcatalysts for city development Francis Glare Head of Urbanism, BDP
  2. 2. Not just a response to congestion
  3. 3. Not just a response to congestion
  4. 4. A driver of city development
  5. 5. Structure of the presentation1. The economic importance of cities2. The role of transport in economic p p performance3. Transport and sustainable cities4.4 Transport interchanges and development in practice5.5 Maximising the benefits for cities
  6. 6. 1. The economic importance of p cities
  7. 7. Cities drive the global economy
  8. 8. A rapidly urbanising population
  9. 9. London Underground
  10. 10. New York Metro
  11. 11. 2. Transport as a foundation for p good economic performance
  12. 12. Transport underpinning the economy1. Facilitating business2. Increasing the workforce catchment g3. Driving evening and leisure economies4.4 Delivering a networked city
  13. 13. 3. Transport enabling sustainable p g city growth
  14. 14. Urban sprawl
  15. 15. Eco-cityEco city
  16. 16. 3.3 Cities are complex, social places complex
  17. 17. 4. Transport interchanges and p g development in practice
  18. 18. 7.7 Case studies• Lille, France• g Manchester, United Kingdom• Northampton, United Kingdom• Lisbon, Lisbon Portugal• Den Bosch, The Netherlands
  19. 19. Lille,Lille France
  20. 20. Manchester Piccadilly UK Piccadilly,
  21. 21. Northampton,Northampton UK
  22. 22. Vasco da Gama Lisbon Portugal Gama, Lisbon,
  23. 23. Palaiskwartier,Palaiskwartier The Netherlands
  24. 24. 5. Maximising the benefits for g cities
  25. 25. Transport interchanges as catalysts forcity development• Reinforcing business hubs and creating new ones• Starting point for long term planning• Locus for highest densities and massing• Public realm and civic space to create sense of place• Focus for mixed use development
  26. 26. Transport interchanges as p gcatalysts for city development Francis Glare Head of Urbanism, BDP

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