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
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
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
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
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
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!