'Healthy Streets' and 'Active Travel Zone' are familiar buzz words in the planning process, but conducting a full ATZ assessment to TfL guidelines can often be seen as an onerous and expensive task. The below guide assists with conducting an Active Travel Zone Assessment in a cost effective way.
Having never been a skateboarder and after injuring myself far too many times on a snowboard, I was sceptical about e-scooters; mainly because I was worried that I would fall off, especially with all the negative press about e-scooter accidents. But on a recent visit to Cambridge, I was reliably informed that it’s the second-best way to travel around the city.
In August 2021, we published our ‘Highway Code Changes are set to Prioritise Walkers and Cyclists’ blog, which set out the proposed changes to the Highway Code from the Department for Transport. These changes were taken to parliament in December 2021 and, if consented, are expected to come into place on January 29th 2022.
In November 2020, one of our Senior Transport Planners George Stow began volunteering at a new experimental School Streets scheme near his home in Hove. See the latest blog on how the scheme has worked and the first hand experience gained.
After nearly 16 months of lifestyle restrictions as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, on the 19th of July 2021, the large majority of remaining restrictions in England were removed. Only a few remain, currently centring around travel abroad.