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
To what extent councils are putting in place four key measures to deliver healthy streets outcomes
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.
The third annual Scorecard results – July 2021 The 2021 Healthy Streets Scorecard shows huge divergence in action among London boroughs on measures to improve streets during Covid crisis The year up to March 2021 was a year of huge change on London’s streets, despite… Read More »Coalition commentary on 2021 Scorecard Results
London Boroughs Healthy Streets Scorecard Coalition on the 2020 Scorecard Since we launched the first year’s Scorecard in July 2019, the coronavirus crisis has impacted just about every aspect of Londoners’ lives, including the way we get around. The overall number of journeys being made… Read More »A message from our coalition on the 2020 results
A plan developed by campaigners wanting to transform their borough and the way people move within it Hackney Cycling Campaign released our Vision for Hackney in May 2020, detailing how the borough’s streets can be transformed. We categorised all roads in the borough, identified all… Read More »Hackney Cycling Campaign’s Vision for Hackney
By Emma Griffin of London Living Streets We’ve known for decades that motor traffic has a serious impact on the health and quality of life of people living on streets. It’s dangerous, it’s noisy, it pollutes and it has a strangling effect on community interaction… Read More »Why we need Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, now!
I first tried to cycle to school when I was fourteen – something I thought would be simple and easy. On my way, I realised how much more visible I was to other kids in the school. My bike, though cheap, was probably the most… Read More »Enabling young people to walk and cycle to school
Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) are key to reducing traffic and congestion and make it easier for residents and their visitors to park near their home. Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) are areas where on-street parking is controlled during specified times. Why do we have them? They… Read More »Benefits of Controlled Parking Zones