Planning is one of the biggest challenges for architects working in Northern Ireland and one of the most problematic aspects of the planning process is transport. To help members make the most of the current system and to achieve the best outcomes for our built environment, RSUA has organised a workshop with leading transport consultant Kevin McShane, ‘Planning: Getting off the transport roundabout’.

Workshop content

Overview of the transport assessment

Development Control Advice Note (DCAN) 15

Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB)

How to communicate effectively with Transport NI – in writing, by phone and face-to-face

Maximising the benefit of Pre Application Discussion with Transport NI

The role of guidance, conflicts between different guides and how to approach a project that is not line with an element of guidance

Kevin McShane

Kevin is a chartered civil engineer and one of the leading transport consultants in Northern Ireland with extensive experience of transport assessments, travel plans, mobility management plans and planning appeals. Kevin was previously Director of Transportation at RPS, is a past Chairman of the ICE Northern Ireland Region and is currently the chair of CIHT (NI).

Key details

Course duration: 2.5 hours

When: 10am to 12.30pm on Wednesday 13th September 2017

Tea and coffee served from 9.30am

Where: Lecture Room 1, Riddel Hall, Stranmillis Road, Belfast 

Cost: RSUA Practice Service Scheme members £30 + VAT

RSUA Members £36 + VAT

Non-members £40 + VAT

RSUA/RIBA Students and those on low incomes – Free if places are available.

If you have any queries about this course please contact Julia or Jeanette on 0280 9032 3760.

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