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Subject tag: Roads

The First and Last Mile: Changing the dynamic of everyday journeys

The First and Last Mile - the Dynamic of Everyday Journeys is based on research into how 850 regular commuters are able to incorporate active travel into their journeys to and from work. It focuses on the benefits that might be secured if people switched from car travel to public transport and used more active travel modes for the journey to and from the railway station or bus stop - making the most of the 'first and last' mile of their daily journey.

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20 January 2019

Concern over planned closures of Bowes Road section of North Circular Road

This week’s Enfield Independent carried a traffic regulation notice from TfL stating that cycle improvements works (unspecified) on the A406 would result in eastbound traffic being diverted along Powys Lane, Aldermans Hill and Green Lanes and eastbound traffic via Green Lanes, Aldermans Hill, Powys Lane and Wilmer Way at unspecified times from 5 Jan to 31 Dec 2019

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16 December 2018

Winchmore Hill ward forum minutes published

The draft minutes of the Winchmore Hill ward forum held on 2nd November are now on the council website.

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04 December 2018

Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood: More details

Updated publicity issued by Cycle Enfield shows the definitive design of the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood measures

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06 November 2018

Intimate Theatre and Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood on ward forum agenda

At the Winchmore Hill ward forum on 2nd November there will be presentations on the Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood and from the Save the Intimate Theatre campaign.

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26 October 2018

Beware the Long Handlebars of the Law!

Last week the Metropolitan Police were on Bourne Hill and The Bourne to carry out an operation designed to dissuade drivers from failing to pay due care and attention to people riding bicycles. Clare Rodgers was with them and reports what happened.

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17 October 2018

Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood scheme to go ahead

Enfield Council is to go ahead with implementation of their November 2017 proposals for the Fox Lane Quieter Neighbourhood, though with some modifications.

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09 October 2018

Go-ahead for Quieter Neighbourhood and Quietway schemes

Following consideration of responses to statutory consultation, Enfield Council will be implementing an amended version of its proposals for the Fernleigh Road Quieter Neighbourhood. It will also be going ahead with measures to provide safer access to the Salmons Brook Quietway from the A105 at Bush Hill Parade.

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22 August 2018

Clare Rogers talks about the Better Streets for Enfield campaign

In the second of the Citizen's Eye series of video interview, Francis Sealey of Enfield Voices and GlobalNet21 talks to Clare Rogers about the genesis of the Better Streets for Enfield campaign.

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28 July 2018

London Walking Action Plan published

London’s first ever walking and cycling commissioner, Will Norman, has unveiled the capital’s first Walking Action Plan. It sets out how London will become a city where walking, for those that can, is the most obvious, enjoyable and attractive means of travel for all short trips.

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22 July 2018

Cycle quietway to link PG and Edmonton

Enfield Council is inviting feedback on proposed cycle quietway linking Palmers Green with the A10 and Edmonton

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17 July 2018

The whys and wherefores of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

Two new briefing documents set out the case for creating Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in London and explain the various design principles that can be used.

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17 June 2018

Bowes residents to be consulted about proposed controlled parking zone

Enfield Counncil is planning to consult residents in part of Bowes ward about a proposed controlled parking zone

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02 June 2018

David Burrowes and his floating dog hit the headlines

A small protest about a road junction on the Meadway Estate has caused a local sensation because of a doctored photograph.

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01 May 2018

Lakes Estate residents take to the street

Residents on the Lakes Estate took to the street at the weekend

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25 April 2018

My Liveable London gets personal

The organisers of the My Liveable London campaign are asking supporters to email local political party leaders in their borough

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23 April 2018

Joining forces to challenge local politicians to create My Liveable London

In the runup to the council elections on 3rd May two organisations that campaign for a fresh approach to London's streets have come together to set out a challenge for party leaders in each of London's 32 boroughs. London Living Streets, whose main priority is pedestrians, are combining forces with the London Cycle Campaign, who, unsurprisintly, would like pleasanter and safer conditions for people riding bikes in London. They are calling their joint campaign My Liveable London.

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10 April 2018

Cycle Enfield: Just what our top doctors order

New guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) calls for more pedestrianisation, more cycle lanes and less room for cars.

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27 March 2018

Controlled parking zone consultation to be held in part of Bowes ward

Early in the 2018/19 FY Enfield Council will be consulting residents in part of Bowes ward about a possible area-wide Controlled Parking Zone.

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18 March 2018

Overnight closures of Green Lanes for resurfacing work, 27-30 March

Details of scheduled overnight closures of Green Lanes for resurfacing work

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18 March 2018