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
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
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
“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
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!