Thursday 10 November: Local Government Parking Summit

07:00
Local Government Breakfast
08:15
Registration and welcome coffee

08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Paul Robinson
General Manager
Roadmarking Industry Association of Australia

PARKING STRATEGIES TO MEET COMMUNITY EXPECTATIONS
09:00
Developing strategies to engage and communicate effectively with constituents
  • Achieving human-centred parking strategies putting community at the heart of decision making
  • Using technology to engage with community members who may not have the time to use more traditional methods
  • Making sure equity anchors your parking developments and that you design a functioning and safe system allowing people to move about freely

Jay Suvaal
Mayor
Cessnock City Council

09:30
Partner presentation

09:50
MAYORAL PANEL DISCUSSION: Using parking to increase community satisfaction and liveability
  • What are some strategies to address the environmental impact of parking on the local community?
  • How are local governments adjusting parking policies and frameworks to better reflect constituent needs?
  • How can parking be utilised to improve the customer experience?
  • What are some considerations for councils to increase off-street parking safety?

Moderator:

Paul Robinson
General Manager
Roadmarking Industry Association of Australia

Panellists:

Susan Wynne
Mayor
Woollahra Municipal Council

Matthew Blackmore
Mayor
Strathfield Council

Jay Suvaal
Mayor
Cessnock City Council

10:40
Morning tea

SUSTAINABLE AND INNOVATIVE PARKING STRATEGIES
11:20
Investigating Australia’s first ‘Automated Smart Ute Project’ and its effects on future transport options
  • Exploring the benefits and challenges of introducing emerging connected and automated vehicle technology in regional areas
  • Explaining the importance of collaboration to further communities’ growth
  • Using software integration, vehicle retrofitting, data collection and road mapping to trial the possible future of transport

Senior Manager – Future Mobility Team
Transport for NSW

11:50
Bolstering population and tourism growth with a modern parking strategy
  • Revitalising existing planning to account for increased population and tourism growth during specific time periods
  • Examining how to use smart parking technologies to encourage changes in user behaviour, such as increasing the use of rideshare apps
  • Creating a fully developed and integrated parking platform to allow for increased visibility and autonomy for LGAs to better serve their community

Stephanie Davies
Councillor
Cardinia Shire Council

12:20
Lunch in the exhibition hall

13:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: Assessing the future of electric vehicles, recharge stations and the impact on transport and parking strategies
  • What are some obstacles preventing wider uptake from LGAs to embed sustainability into parking programs?
  • How can LGAs prepare for the mass introduction of electric vehicles and the need for charging stations that generate their own renewable power?
  • How can local councils steer the transition to electric cars?
  • Do councils need to lead by example by ensuring a percentage of their fleets are electric vehicles?

Moderator:

Paul Robinson
General Manager
Roadmarking Industry Association of Australia

Panellist:

Shona Porter
Executive Manager – City Strategy
Cumberland City Council

Michael Regan
Mayor
Northern Beaches Council

14:10
Partner presentation
14:40
Afternoon tea

EFFECTIVE PARKING STRATEGIES IN URBAN PLANNING
15:20
Balancing optimal parking turnover with sustainable land use
  • Managing the allocation of urban land for car parking
  • Exploring ways to achieve optimal turnover
  • Examining the challenges in addressing the parking behaviour of central city workers

Kendall Banfield
Senior Transport Planner
Inner West Council

15:50
Striking a balance between effective use of limited urban spaces and parking
  • Examining whether or not LGAs can continue to supply low-cost on-street parking when space is at a premium
  • Determining if open air parking is economically viable when taking into consideration population growth and lack of important urban land
  • Exploring some alternatives to current parking options while seizing opportunities for urban regeneration
16:15
Closing remarks from the Chair

16:30
End of Local Government Parking Summit