Tuesday, 25 October 2011



A Presentation and Debate : Open and free to all

Bristol Civic Society presents

The aim of this event is to debate a transport policy for Bristol that strives to balance the wide range of interests in the city that is deliverable within the legal and financial constraints imposed largely by Central Government. The event will contribute to the Council’s Central Area Action Plan consultation.

Councillor Tim Kent, Cabinet Member for Transport

Bristol City Council

will open the meeting.


Peter Mann, Director of Transport Bristol City Council

Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive of Bristol Airport

James Smith, Civic Society Transport Group member

Will give an overview of the current plans for transport in Bristol including the legislative and financial constraints within which transport proposals have to be developed and implemented.

The concerns of local business about the current transport situation - the importance of transport to delivering local economic growth.

A Bristol resident’s perspective - the delivery of the third Joint Local Transport Plan - what the Council should do to limit the impact of traffic growth in the city’s central area.

Following the speakers there will an hour of questions and debate.

Monday 7th November Colston Hall No 2

7.00pm (doors open 6.30pm)

We expect a high attendance, so to ensure entry please arrive in good time.

1 comment:

  1. Sorry if i'm being a bit dim here, but why was the ceo of the airport on the panel of a meeting about "transport in Bristol"?

    Or has bureaucratic impotence and congestion got so bad that drivers will have to give up on their cars and start flying instead?