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Motor traffic levels down a over a quarter in Railton area

Low traffic neighbourhoods had already been shown to be popular in opinion polls but now an independent traffic analysis for Lambeth Council has shown they reduce motor traffic through an area and enable more cycling. The Railton Road area low traffic neighbourhood had already opened roads to people. The new report shows that motor traffic … Continue reading Motor traffic levels down a over a quarter in Railton area

Older low traffic neighbourhood area shows the way

We have had a good look at some of the older, established Low Traffic Neighbourhood roads in the Oval triangle area. Without the restrictions it would be a horrible rat run to avoid bits of the Vauxhall one way system - just like Fentiman Road. But Vauxhall Grove and Langley Lane were made one way … Continue reading Older low traffic neighbourhood area shows the way

Railton neighbourhood opening roads to people.

Nearly two months after it was launched, the Railton area low traffic neighbourhood has been enabling more people to walk and cycle safely. We thought we'd share some of the pictures we've snapped in the area showing the wide variety of people who now feel enabled to cycle (and walk - check the pavements!) and … Continue reading Railton neighbourhood opening roads to people.

Ferndale ward low traffic neighbourhood launched

Residents in Lambeth's Ferndale ward have received an update confirming the proposed low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) will start on Saturday 18 July. The Ferndale LTN will be the council's third, following ones near the Oval and around Railton Road. Like those the Ferndale LTN will make streets quieter and safer for walking and cycling by … Continue reading Ferndale ward low traffic neighbourhood launched

Bike buddies supporting new and returning cyclists

Are you a confident cyclist willing to help others experience the joy and freedom of cycling? Or a new or returning cyclist feeling nervous about cycling in London? We are starting a new free "bike buddies" scheme in Lambeth, to support more people to take to two (or three) wheels. A Lambeth bike buddies group … Continue reading Bike buddies supporting new and returning cyclists