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Anticipating Sutton’s first Liveable Neighbourhoods funding bid

Summary The London Borough of Sutton will be submitting a bid to Transport for London for funding through the Liveable Neighbourhoods programme [1] on, or before, 29 November 2019. To support the bidding process, Sutton Council has developed an online survey

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London local authorities and the promotion of Car Free Day 2019

Here we present a round-up of Car Free Day (22 September 2019) promotional tweets from London local authorities, as posted chronologically between mid-morning on Wednesday 18 September and mid-day on Tuesday 24 September 2019. It may not be a definitive

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Will the new cycle crossing in Belmont encourage people to cycle?

1: Overview During July and August of 2019 three new crossings were constructed at the busy Brighton Road / Chiltern Road / Cotswold Road intersection in Belmont (1.5 km to the south of Sutton town centre). One of these crossings

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Carshalton Station approach road – safety improvements expected soon

A contra-flow for cycling has been provided on the Carshalton station approach road for a number of years. However, the contra-flow, which exists on a road owned by Network Rail and leased to the incumbent rail operator (currently Govia Thameslink

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Sutton’s Air Quality Action Plan 2019-2023

Summary Sutton’s new Air Quality Action Plan was launched in June 2019, following a period of consultation. Although there is much to commend the new Action Plan, one of the actions suggests that it is going to take until 2021

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Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

Sutton Council launched its Environment Strategy on 5 June 2019, through the news item Sutton Council publishes Environment Strategy on World Environment Day. The new Environment Strategy replaces the Sustainability Strategy (One Planet Sutton), and looks ahead to 2025. Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

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Sutton’s third Local Implementation Plan receives approval

Overview Sutton’s third Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which sets out the borough’s aspirations for transport over the next twenty years and provides an investment programme for the next three, received approval from the Mayor of London on 12 April 2019

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What are Sutton’s key borough traffic reduction objectives?

1 Overview Each London borough is required to develop a Local Implementation Plan (LIP) to set out how the borough will deliver, or implement, the Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) at local level. Transport for London (TfL) manages the LIP process

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Number plates for students who cycle to and from Stanley Park High

Every week during term time the Headteacher at Stanley Park High School publishes an informative Weekly Bulletin. Monday, 17 September 2018, the start of the new academic year, was no different. Except this time, the bulletin possibly received considerably more

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First sight of ‘Healthy Streets’ proposals for Sutton

1: The Healthy Streets approach from 2019 A report entitled ‘Local Implementation Plan (LIP) – Traffic Schemes for 2019/20’ was presented to each of Sutton’s six local committees during early summer 2018. The report, the contents of which was tailored

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