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 pedestrians

Education campaigns are needed, especially concerning:

20mph speed limits

20mph speed limits should be implemented wherever there are significant numbers of walking or cycling journeys - see http://www.20splenty.org/.



[1] House of CommonsTransport Committee Pavement parking (2019) https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmtrans/1982/1982.pdf

Last updated: 23 Oct 2019