As childhood obesity continues to plague London, a major coalition of campaigners gives awards to boroughs supporting active lifestyles The London Healthy Streets Coalition – a group of health, environment and transport campaigners – has given awards to five London boroughs which are recognising the… Read More »2023 Media Release
Admin account of the coalition of transport and environmental campaigners comparing London boroughs on Healthy Streets results.
In this issue: 1. HSS writes to London councils for action on Bus Priority 2. Mapping Controlled Parking Zones 3. New LTNs planned 4. Borough round-up – check out healthy street action in London boroughs 5. Healthy Streets Scorecard update – volunteer opportunity 6. New… Read More »Healthy Streets News, Issue 8
When we published the 2022 Healthy Streets Scorecard results in July 2022 there was some good news of boroughs implementing & making permanent Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes. We found that the highest coverage of area as Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) was in Hackney at 70%*,… Read More »Mapping London Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes and where we’re at
Action Vision Zero, the campaign for safer, people-friendly streets and roads, has joined the London Boroughs Healthy Streets Scorecard (HSS) coalition. The HSS coalition is made up of transport, health, road safety and environment campaigns who have come together because we understand that the same… Read More »Action Vision Zero join HS Scorecard coalition
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
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