Action to make streets safer and healthier is popular

Consultations to make the first of Lambeth’s low traffic neighbourhoods introduced last year permanent closed this week. It’s worth policy makers & campaigners remembering that LTNs and other measures to make streets safer & healthier are both popular and not new. YouGov polling last autumn found 26% of people said they strongly supported LTNs, and … Continue reading Action to make streets safer and healthier is popular

Show support for making LTNs permanent

Act now surveys close 11.59pm Monday 11 October! Lambeth council has launched consultations on making two of the low traffic neighbourhoods introduced last year permanent. Respond now If you live, work or travel in these areas we hope you will support making these permanent.  Railton surveyOval to Stockwell survey We have concerns about proposed new … Continue reading Show support for making LTNs permanent

Movement on making main roads safer

Most of the publicity and noise over the last year or so has been around additional Low Traffic Neighbourhoods. Lambeth council created new LTNs in Oval, Railton, Ferndale, Tulse Hill and Streatham Hill areas. But there has been action on main roads as well which is often what those railing against LTNs call for. Both low … Continue reading Movement on making main roads safer

Court rejects claims against low traffic neighbourhoods

This morning a High Court judge rejected a case against Lambeth's new low traffic neighbourhoods. We welcome this important judgement supporting the council's approach to creating safer, healthier streets. We already knew the council's approach was popular as shown by polling specialists and in the results of May's elections. We know they have enabled people … Continue reading Court rejects claims against low traffic neighbourhoods

Walking and cycling improvements Streatham Hill to the Elephant

We have written before about minor improvements TfL promised to the A23 north of the South Circular and to the A3 from the Oval to Elephant. We wrote how we have been surprised that the small changes that have been made such as continuous bus lanes, removal of two straight ahead lanes at junctions and … Continue reading Walking and cycling improvements Streatham Hill to the Elephant