Hackney Council has launched two new School Streets, to help children walk and cycle and improve road safety at the school gates.
Grants of up to £10,000 have been made available to 68 community projects across London to deliver programmes that address barriers to active travel among traditionally underrepresented groups.
A third of road deaths and a fifth of serious injuries are sustained in collisions involving a ‘working’ driver or rider, according to new research by University College London (UCL).
The London Road Safety Council is to meet with TfL later this month, to discuss making deprivation an indicator for road casualties.
Ahead of the festive period, the Met Police is stepping up efforts to detect and arrest those who drive under the influence of alcohol and drugs.