As residents, we believe people-friendly streets will help us:
- Reduce pollution and make the air we breathe cleaner and healthier
- Make our streets safer by reducing through-traffic
- Support local businesses
- Cut down carbon emissions and fight climate change
Islington Council announced yesterday that Amwell will become the 5th area in the borough where measures to reduce through-traffic are rolled out. Works are set to start on October 5th and will include the installation of traffic filters at four streets.
The first set of people-friendly streets have been created in our neighbourhood. Traffic filters have been installed at Sans Walk, Corporation Row and Aylesbury Street. These measures prevent motor vehicles from driving across the area, but still allow access for buses, emergency vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. Residents with cars are of course also still ableContinue reading “People-friendly streets created near Clerkenwell Green”
Islington Council will hold a life Q&A via Zoom to discuss the introduction of low-traffic neighbourhoods from 4-5pm on 26th August. Richard Watts, the leader of the Council, and Rowena Champion, the executive member for environment and transport, will be answering questions from residents about the ongoing roll-out of people-friendly streets in the borough. TheContinue reading “Live Q&A with Council on 26th August”