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Traffic, Roads & Parking

The London Living Streets group has been working with Transport for London to introduce a programme of crossing retimings that will make it easier and safer to cross the street - one crossing on the priority list is in Palmers Green. A new Living Streets group launches in Wood Green on 24th March.

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Enfield Council's scheme for Enfield Town was one of the successful bids for Liveable Neighbourhood funding from the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL).

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A photograph taken on 26th February shows pedestrians, including a mothers with a baby buggy, forced to walk in the road because the pavements outside KFC in Palmers Green were completely blocked by illegally parked cars.

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In response to a petition from residents, Enfield Council is consulting on proposals for a controlled parking zone which would take in the whole of Osborne Road and Windsor Road, N13.

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Enfield Council is consulting on revised proposals for a controlled parking zone in Bowes ward, to the west of Green Lanes.

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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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Three central London boroughs are currently consulting on changes to their road networks that are designed to shift the favour somewhat away from car drivers and towards the interests of pedestrians and cyclists.

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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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There are many reasons to regret the fact that so many children these days are driven to school instead of walking or making their own way by public transport. Among the problems are lack of sufficient exercise, congestion and road danger caused by build-ups of cars near school gates, and exposure to toxic fumes, which recent research has found is actually more of a problem inside a car than outside.

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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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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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Residents in selected London boroughs are being offered support and freebies to transform their streets into temporary play zones on London Car Free Day on 22 September.

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

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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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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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