Low-traffic neighbourhoods: event report

By David Harrison, vice-chair, London Living Streets


It was a bitterly cold evening in January, but a capacity crowd of more than 100 people gathered for the official launch by London Living Streets and the Urban Design Group of two guides on low-traffic neighbourhoods.

The guides, published by Living Streets and London Cycling Campaign, include an introduction for policy-makers and campaigners and a more detailed ‘how to’ guide for council officers. Access them here.

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Streetscapes: new book on how to design and deliver great streets

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You’ve been here before. You are trying to explain the subtleties of a local walking strategy and its application to real place making and improvements to your own street. Across the table the official traffic experts just doesn’t get it. Totally impossible. Won’t work. Against the Regs. What you need is a decent big road. Built to proper standards. The result? No place-making.

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Deadlines approach for London borough transport consultations: respond now!


The deadline for a number of transport consultations is approaching and we urge you to respond. Some are fantastic and really need our support. Remember motoring groups will be responding in numbers to block improvements for pedestrians.

The most pressing deadlines are for:

Oxford Street District. Closes this Sunday, 16 December 2018

Access here: Oxford Street District Consultation for the Draft Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

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