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
Islington is leading the way, putting in traffic-free streets around schools Islington was the top-scoring borough for School Streets in this Healthy Streets Scorecard measure, with 16% of its schools temporarily closed to motor traffic during school opening and closing times. Although Croydon has more… Read More »School Streets in Islington
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!