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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- Online Event: Monday 26th April at 5 pm – Walking @ Tea-Time with Mário Alves and John CroskAs we emerge from the pandemic, we hope our high streets will return to being bustling places. But beneath the bustle an intense competition is taking place for access and space: walking, shopping, eating and drinking, parking, loading, sitting etc. We’re deliberately seeking two distinct perspectives on this issue in order to illuminate the challenges and opportunities for co-operation.
- Online Event – London Mayoral Environment Debate – Monday 12 April 7.00 pmYour chance to quiz the London mayoral candidates on environmental matters. Our Friends at CPRE have organised an online debate for Mayoral candidates to forward their policies on nature, climate and our streets to London’s voters. If you want to cut air pollution, transform our streets, make walking easier, improve road crossings and end pedestrian deaths and injuries this is your chance to ask the next Mayor for them. It is being organised as part of the More Natural Capital campaign we have been working on as part of a coalition of environmental groups.
- Online Event – Walking and cycling to and from railway stations – Wednesday 21st April at 6 pmThis free event hosted by Urban Design Group and London Living Streets looks at best practice in providing inclusive access to railway stations, aiming to provide passengers travelling on foot, by bicycle or bus, safe, comfortable, attractive and direct routes, that will help to make railway use a first choice over the use of a car.
- Improving Road Safety with Low Traffic NeighbourhoodsHokman Wong looks at the emerging evidence on how Low Traffic Neighbourhoods can reduce road danger.
- 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 …