The climate crisis and what to do about it
False and dubious solutions
Reasons for optimism
Tecnicalities by sector
Standards of administration in a democracy
Best practice examples
Local government: make walking safe
Local roads should be planned around the needs of pedestrians and cyclists. The worst barriers to walking and cycling should be identified and tackled first - for example, all children should be able to walk safely to school. Local government actions should include the following.
Publicize the laws that protect pedestriansEducation campaigns are needed, especially concerning:
20mph speed limits20mph speed limits should be implemented wherever there are significant numbers of walking or cycling journeys - see http://www.20splenty.org/.
References House of CommonsTransport Committee Pavement parking (2019) https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmtrans/1982/1982.pdf
Last updated: 23 Oct 2019