Richard the Cycling Gardener

Local organic gardener ditches van to help tackle climate breakdown For immediate release Richard MacKenzie: hello@richardthegardener.co.uk  A local organic gardener was moved to tears when he saw thousands of school students marching…

Electrification and Simplification of Public Transport in Oxford

"Electrification and Simplification of Public Transport in Oxford: A 'Revolutionary' Suggestion" is a new pamphlet written by Oxford resident Keith Frayn. It begins: Oxford’s bus network is characterised by duplication of buses on the main…

(VIDEO) Mini Holland: Waltham Forest and Beyond

A film by Al Kinley-Jones. See more of his work at kinley.al
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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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Implementing Liveability: Clyde Loakes at Oxford Town Hall

Waltham Forest Deputy Leader Clyde Loakes speaks about implementing the only successful 'Mini Holland' scheme in London. Councillor Loakes is Deputy Leader of the Waltham Forest Borough Council. He will be speaking about the experience of…

Botley Road Corridor Improvements – consultation response

submitted by Oxfordshire Liveable Streets contact Danny Yee <danny@oxlivsts.org.uk> The scheme is basically a refresh of the existing layout, with some improvements but no change in fundamentals. In particular, it assumes as a primary…
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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…

Oxford City Centre Movement and Public Realm Strategy

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets in April hosted a city-centre meeting on the two councils' City Centre Movement and Public Realm Strategy. This meeting was organised by OLS on behalf of the Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel. We…

20 Pence Day

Please join us on Friday, April 26! OLS members and supporters will gather in the city centre to hand out flyers and stickers to commuters and others arriving by cycle, on foot, or on the bus. We want to say 'Thank you' for benefiting…

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!

Mini Holland Workshop

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets in January 2019 hosted a Mini Holland briefing for Oxford city and county councillors and officers and other community leaders. We are grateful to our two presenters from Waltham Forest who shared their invaluable…