We’re calling for safe, healthy, people-friendly streets in Enfield

  • Safe streets – with safe space to walk, cycle and cross on busy roads and quiet, low-traffic streets in neighbourhoods
  • Healthy streets – where  active travel is the natural choice for short journeys and air is clean enough for children to breathe
  • People-friendly streets – with lots of plants and seating, and where motor traffic doesn’t dominate – especially on high streets

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News

‘Seismic’ – a guest blog by Clare Rogers

Clare Rogers celebrating the opening of Enfield’s A105 cycle lane Five years ago few people had heard of a “Low Traffic Neighbourhood” but that has all changed. Here Better Streets for Enfield member Clare Rogers gives a very personal account of her journey over the last few years. All around me London’s streets have been…

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How businesses can play their part in reducing traffic

Sam and Roberta run Hot Milk neighbourhood cafe in Bounds Green and here Sam explains how their business is adapting. Adapting, not only to the low traffic neighbourhood, but also the need for fewer deliveries. This is a really good example of how businesses can play their part in reducing traffic and so emissions on…

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Try-a-bike event 19th September

Enfield Cycle Campaign and Better Streets for Enfield are running a Try-a-bike session in September as part of the Enfield Climate Festival. Are you new to cycling and want to give it a go? Perhaps you want to try a different type of bike, or find out how much easier it is to ride an…

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Counts reveal big increases in walking & cycling on Fox Lane

It’s not just the numbers that are surprising – it’s the diversity of people now able to walk, cycle and wheel There has been a more than fivefold increase in walking, and an even bigger increase in cycling, on Fox Lane since it became part of a low traffic neighbourhood (LTN), according to counts in…

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Let’s vote on Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

Many anti-LTN campaigners claim that a majority (or ‘the many’) support their views. Multiple research surveys show the opposite is true and last week in north London the electorate spoke. Indeed anti-LTN campaign platforms proved disastrous for local candidates. There were four by-elections in Hackney – two prominent anti-LTN & ‘Horrendous Hackney Road Closures’ organisers…

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