Showing support for Sutton’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

We want better, healthier and safer streets for everyone in the borough. Traffic taking a shortcut through neighbourhood streets, or “rat running”, has many negative effects on residents. It creates noise, danger and pollution, and puts people off walking, cycling

Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Consultation, Liveable Town Centres, Streetspace

Responding to comments regarding data and the larger issues at hand

A statement prepared following a large response to our campaign Showing support for Sutton’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods It is not clear where the the 2,000 cars an hour on Browning Avenue and Ruskin Drive claim comes from (which is presumably the

Posted in Areas without through motor traffic, Comment

An apology

We would like to apologise for an indiscretion on our public messaging platform ‘groupsio’ on 14 August. The use of a particular phrase was highly regrettable, and we owe an apology to everyone who has been affected by it. The

Posted in Comment

Streetspace for Sutton: Safer, Active, Greener Streets

Article last revised 8 July 2020 Related articles: ‘Streetspace for Sutton: The timeline for implementation‘ ‘Streetspace for Sutton: Setting the Scene‘ ‘Streetspace for London: Newsfeeds from Sutton and neighbouring boroughs‘ ‘Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025‘ Following on from Sutton Council’s announcement

Posted in News, Streetspace

May 2020 in review

On the 10 May the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced an easing of the lockdown, and an encouragement for people to return to work safely or work from home if possible. A challenging for London, with its reliance on the

Posted in Month in review, News, Tweets

London local authorities, and Streetspace (June 2020)

This post is a continuation of ‘London local authorities, Covid-19 and social distancing‘ (April/May 2020), and provides a selection of tweets from the official Twitter accounts of all 33 of London’s local authorities. Here, the tweets that make the grade

Posted in Advocacy

Open Letter from XR Sutton

We were pleased to be a cosignatory to Extinction Rebellion Sutton’s Open Letter of 30 May 2020 calling on Sutton Council and Transport for London to take urgent action to make streets safe for walking and cycling. An open letter

Posted in Advocacy

Streetspace for London: Newsfeeds from Sutton and neighbouring boroughs

Last updated 8 July 2020 Following the unveiling of the London Streetspace plan on 6 May 2020, here we present a roundup of ‘Streetspace for London’ related news items published on the council news feeds for Sutton and a selection

Posted in Advocacy, News

Get Sutton Cycling is now on Groups.io

Get Sutton Cycling now has an email group all about issues concerning people who want to cycle and people who already cycle in the London Borough of Sutton. Our main interest is sharing ideas and knowledge so as to encourage

Posted in Comment, News

Streetspace for Sutton: The timeline of implementation

Last updated 6 July 2020. Note: Not all stages of the development of interventions will be included here (and there can be a delay in posting some of the details). Assistance with updates for Section 2 this article would be

Posted in Advocacy
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