On-street cycle hangars

Local authorities across the UK are taking steps to make it easier to store a bicycle. London is the key example. Glasgow and Edinburgh are also on the case. The on-street cycle hangar replaces one car space with secure, covered storage for…

Oxford transport: The big picture

OLS director Danny Yee discusses the "big picture" for Oxford transport. He touches on the importance of ground transportation as a contributor to global heating (and what we can do about it -- hint: the answer isn't "EVs"), the difficulty of…

My letter to a resident

Dick Wolff is Oxford City Council councillor for the St Mary's ward in East Oxford. This letter is his response to a letter from a resident, who was unhappy about plans to introduce LTNs in the area.    Not long ago I did…

East Oxford LTN engagement survey now open!

Please take a moment to tell the county council your views on the next batch of LTNs for Oxfordshire: St Mary's, Divinity Road area, and St Clements area. Take the survey. While you're here .... Have you done everything you can to support…

LTNs: What does the research tell us?

210224_AGoodman_LTN -- slides from presentation.
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Liveable Neighbourhoods in Cowley

Please see our dedicated Cowley LTN page at oxlivsts.org.uk/cowley. You can also find information at liveablecowley.org.uk. Please feel free to use the space below to post your comments and questions. All views are important and welcome.…

Businesses and low-traffic neighbourhoods

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets hosted a forum on the business impacts associated with low-traffic neighbourhoods. What impact will Low Traffic Neighbourhoods have on your business? You can now see the business forum online here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/businesses-and-low Here…

St. Mary’s Liveable Neighbourhood

This scheme for a liveable neighbourhood in the St Mary's area (including Howard Street and Magdalen Road) was commissioned by city councillors Craig Simmons and Dick Wolff and has the support of city and county councillors for the affected…
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Motherload movie | Fewer cars, More go. Oxfordshire screening

Click below for the Q&A with the director and with the leader of Waltham Forest Borough Council. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/qa-with-the-director-of Filmed: Sunday, May 3. 645-945 pm.

Costing a Low-Traffic Neighbourhood in Oxford

Update 29 June 2020: The maps associated with this project and budget are not current. Please see oxlivsts.org.uk/cowley for latest maps. You can download the Budget for a Low-Traffic Neighbourhood in Oxford here. The budget was drawn…
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Traffic Evaporation

"You get the traffic you build for" is an axiom that all of Oxfordshire's localities should live by. Years of research conclude that building more roads generates additional traffic, and reducing the amount of road-space evaporates some traffic. This…

Visit Waltham Forest’s ‘Mini Holland’ (6 April 2019)

Find out here about the OLS visit to Waltham Forest -- family friendly (bring scooters!) but not family-exclusive!