A study of 18 School Streets schemes in London has found their introduction has led to a 23% reduction in nitrogen dioxide levels – with a new survey also indicating ‘strong’ support from parents.
School Streets at 41 primary schools in Hackney are restarting this week, to support children to walk and cycle, improve road safety and promote social distancing as students begin their phased return to the classroom.
Ahead of the re-opening of classrooms next week, TfL is once again calling on pupils to walk, cycle or scoot to school where possible.
Enforcement of an initiative to protect vulnerable road users in London from the most dangerous HGVs has got underway – in a move described as a “major step” towards the Capital’s Vision Zero aims.
TfL has set out ‘vital’ plans to improve road safety at Battersea Bridge, including a reduction in the speed limit to 20mph.