infrastructure

Waltham Forest Mini Holland Design Guide

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Waltham Forest
Publication date: 
January 2015
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"This document has been produced to guide designers and other interested parties in the development and introduction of the Mini-Holland Programme. The guide includes our street typologies developed specifically for the programme, as well as examples of great cycling and walking infrastructure from elsewhere in the UK, Europe and further afield. It also includes examples of changes that can be made to our residential streets to make them better places for all, and particularly those people wanting to walk and cycle.

Garden Village and Towns Standards for the 21st Century

Publisher: 
Almere Consulting
Publication date: 
December 2016
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The New Towns and Garden Villages built in the 21st Century must be exemplars of sustainable and healthy living, they must deal with the twin challenges of climate change and inactive lifestyles. Health and climate change affect every aspect of planning for new and renewed places with high quality active travel networks being key to good design.

Why we need more than quietways in London

In a guest blog for us, Andy Isitt explains why he would love a safe way to cycle into central London - and why the proposed quietways network is not the answer.

Cycling in Japan

When I visited Japan at the end of last year, I cycled from the outskirts of Tokyo to Shibuya, taking a route which covered about 50 km. At the end of this ride I noticed that my arms were quite sore. It wasn’t that I had covered a distance greater than I had done on plenty of other occasions, it was that I hadn’t been required to stop anything like as frequently as I would have when travelling the same sort of distance in the UK.

The Times - Cities Fit for Cycling

 

Blackfriars by LCC, streetview 2

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Blackfriars by LCC, streetview 1

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Blackfriars by LCC, aerial view

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