We are London Living Streets, volunteers from all boroughs of London, campaigning to transform our streets and public places to create a city that enables and inspires people to walk. We want a city that is open to everyone — not just car users — to enjoy.
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- What’s next? Questions about walking and the future of central LondonEmma Griffin, co-founder Footways, vice-chair London Living Streets Central London was running at full tilt when we started work on Footways. Our network of quiet and interesting streets was designed to lure people out of crammed tubes and crawling taxis and onto streets where they could travel healthily and enjoy the city. By the time …
- Walking@Tea-time – Reimagining (or transforming) our streets – Barcelona & London – with Silvia Casorrán and Brenda PuechOn Monday 22 February join London Living Streets and the Active Travel Academy in a free online discussion that will examine how well our residential streets meet the needs of those who live there and how they are now being transformed.
- Online Event: Walking in London with Will NormanLondon Living Streets and the Urban Design Group are teaming up for a special free online event. with Will Norman, London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner and Emma Griffin, London Living Streets, on creating walking-friendly streets.
- Walking@tea-time: maps and appsOnline: Monday 16 November at 5pm Register here Did you know that Apple have approached London Living Streets to talk about algorithms? Our London Footways map has started a discussion and the next meeting of Walking@Tea-time will be exploring the potential of algorithms. In particular, can they capture the human experience of walking? In a few years, we’ve gone …
- The 15-minute city: a London case studyThere has been a huge amount written about the 15-minute city with the emphasis on glamorous city centres in global cities. The reality though is that the 15-minute city is perhaps less likely to find its fullest expression in those city centres where relatively few people live than in our local urban high streets and town centres. Jeremy Leach sets out a case-study that demonstrates how London’s local town centres could become sustainable hubs for their communities.