Low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) reduce traffic and air pollution without displacing the problem to nearby streets, new research published in Transportation Research has shown. The study by researchers at Imperial College London looked at three LTNs in an inner London borough, to identify their impact… Read More »Imperial College London’s LTN Air Quality study
Admin account of the coalition of transport and environmental campaigners comparing London boroughs on Healthy Streets results.
Metric for Buses For the first time in July 2022, the Healthy Streets Scorecard published data on the proportion of the total length of bus route in each borough which is “prioritised” for buses either with a bus lane or where ‘bus gates’ allow buses… Read More »Bus priority indicator
Trust for London, an independent charitable foundation that aims to tackle poverty and inequality in London, has re-produced the 2022 Healthy Streets Scorecard data in their September Map of the Month.
New data reveals huge disparities in action to improve health of Londoners New Scorecard ranks how well boroughs are doing at creating healthier streets Concerns of worsening health inequities as gap widens between ‘best’ and ‘worst’ areas Rapid rollout of ‘School Streets’ and substantial reduction… Read More »2022 Scorecard Media Release
In this issue: 1. Resources for Local Elections 5 May 2022 – get campaigning now! 5th May social media assets CPRE London: take action on parking now with a new assessment tool for London boroughs’ parking policies London Cycling Campaign’s Climate Safe Streets campaign +… Read More »Healthy Streets News, Issue 7
When we published our 2021 Scorecard, Havering languished near the bottom of the table in 32nd place out of 33 London local authorities, with only Hillingdon scoring worse overall. Let’s take a closer look at how Havering scored on our HealthyStreets indicators. Just 45% of… Read More »Havering, an in-depth look at their healthy streets perfomance
“LTNs are just the start. Bus gates are now delivering Low Traffic High Streets too.” London’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods map updated January 2022 A Coalition of London campaigners is today publishing an update of its map of London’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs). In the six-month… Read More »Low Traffic Neighbourhood data update Media Release
In this issue: 1. Haringey Council’s Cabinet approves three new LTNs 2. Massive attitude change in favour of measures to reduce traffic on residential streets in South Fulham 3. Lambeth approves proposals to make two LTNs permanent 4. Traffic down in and around Homerton LTN,… Read More »Healthy Streets News, Issue 6
In this issue: 1. More School Streets in the pipeline in Wandsworth 2. Latest data shows Hackney has the highest proportion of adults cycling regularly of any London borough 3. Traffic reduced and cycling increased within Islington’s Canonbury West LTN + motorised traffic also… Read More »Healthy Streets News, Issue 5
Islington leads on Healthy Streets action says active travel coalition Latest Healthy Streets Scorecard shows huge divergence in action among London boroughs on measures to improve streets during Covid crisis Hackney and Camden follow closely behind Islington as the top-scoring London boroughs in the 2021… Read More »2021 Scorecard Media Release