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The borough is currently consulting on improvements for walking and cycling in the Shadwell area. It’s really good to see the council putting forward plans which will prioritise walking, cycling and public transport and community above private car use. However, there has been some vocal opposition to previous Liveable Streets schemes from a minority and … Continue reading Take action: support the Shadwell Liveable Streets consultation
Londoners are increasingly familiar with the concept of low-traffic neighbourhoods, with a number being rapidly rolled out by boroughs in response to Covid-19. The aim is to make residential areas safer, less polluted, less congested, and more pleasant for everyone by ensuring that through motor traffic stays on the main roads rather than “rat running” … Continue reading Low-traffic neighbourhoods: why residents’ exemptions are a bad idea
You might have heard some folks saying the Bow Liveable Streets scheme or low-traffic neighbourhood schemes like it will lead to Armageddon. You might believe some of the myths that have built up around “low-traffic neighbourhoods”. Hopefully you don’t, but if you do here’s a quick myth-buster: These schemes are old and have been implemented successfully many … Continue reading The Bow Liveable Streets scheme: fears, myths and worries