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Subject tag: Quieter Neighbourhoods

07 April 2019

Fox Lane quieter neighbourhood baseline data showing speeds and total vehicle counts over a one week period. The data was collected in November and December 2018.

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03 April 2019

Waltham Forest Council has released a short video outlining the achievements of the Enjoy Waltham Forest project since it began five years ago, when the borough was one of three to win bids for Mini-Holland funding from the Mayor of London and Transport for London.

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19 March 2019

Newly published traffic count data for a second residential street in the Fox Lane neighbourhood confirms what its residents know only too well - that up to 400 vehicles an hour are using it as a cut-through and that, even though the street is short and has a sharp bend, there is widespread disregard for the speed limit.

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05 March 2019

Traffic count data recently published on the Cycle Enfield website gives a clear picture of the sheer amount of traffic using residential streets in the Fox Lane neighbourhood and of the prevalence of speeding.

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25 February 2019

Traffic count data for Grovelands Road collected during a week in December 2018 has provided hard evidence about the large amount of traffic using this residential street and the number of drivers who are breaking the 30mph speed limit. Every day some 1,300 vehicles used the road. Nine people were recorded driving at more than 50mph, including three who were doing more than 60mph. The highest speed recorded was 70.4mph.

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06 February 2019

Clare Rogers of Better Streets for Enfield reports back from a seminar on the low traffic neighbourhoods concept hosted by the Urban Design Group and London Living Streets.

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04 February 2019

An update on the (so far very slow) progress of the Fox Lane 'quieter neighbourhoods' scheme has been published on the Cycle Enfield website.

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04 December 2018

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

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06 November 2018

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

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26 October 2018

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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09 October 2018

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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22 August 2018

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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28 July 2018

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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17 June 2018

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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10 April 2018

In the run up 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, who seek better streets for pedestrians, are combining forces with the London Cycle Campaign, who, unsurprisingly, would like pleasanter and safer conditions for people riding bikes in London. They are calling their joint campaign My Liveable London and they want boroughs to create more "low traffic neighbourhoods".

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30 January 2018

The Winchmore Hill ward forum held on 9th January included a briefing on Quieter Neighbourhoods by Richard Eason from the Cycle Enfield team at Enfield Council.

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