Planning: Getting off the transport roundabout

13 September 2017

10am to 12.30pm on Wednesday 13th September 2017

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

10am to 12.30pm on Wednesday 13th September 2017

Riddel Hall,Stranmillis Road,Belfast                                    

Directions:    Link/map

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.

Book your place online or contact Julia Leaker (Julia@rsua.org.uk). Cheques should be made out to RSUA and sent to 2 Mount Charles,Belfast,BT7 1NZ

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