Oxford Mini Holland concept

Campaign for Oxford Mini Holland smashes crowdfunding target

Oxfordshire Liveable Streets has raised more than £8,500 through crowdfunding for a Mini Holland campaign for the city, including “a costed proposal for a low-traffic residential zone, a video to launch the campaign, and an Oxford Mini Holland Weekend.The inspiration for this project is the group of low-traffic neighbourhoods designed into the streetscape of Waltham Forest, London. These started life …

Shortlisted Intervention Options for Oxford Cambridge Expressway

Petition to cancel the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway

CoHSAT urges all members to support this petition to cancel the Oxford to Cambridge Expressway. The new motorway will be a major source of air and noise pollution, destroy farmland and habitats, disrupt local communities, increase CO2 emissions and increase traffic on existing roads. It will adversely affect population health and wellbeing, climate change, local ecology and the countryside. Alternative …

Andrew Giiligan.

London’s former Cycling Czar appointed as Transport Advisor to Boris Johnson

Journalist Andrew Gilligan has been appointed as the transport advisor to new British prime minister, Boris Johnson. Gilligan was Cycling Commissioner from 2013 to 2016 when Johnson was Mayor of London and was responsible for pushing through London’s curb-protected “cycle superhighways.” He has said in the past the process of getting approval for the Cycle Superhighways was “a pretty big …

Cllr Clyde Loakes, Waltham Forest

Join us in Oxford on 15th October to discuss Liveability

Join us at Oxford Town Hall on 15th October 2019 to hear London Councillor, Clyde Loakes, speak on Implementing Liveability. Cllr Loakes is Deputy Leader of the Waltham Forest Borough Council. He will be speaking about the experience of Waltham Forest in implementing Britain’s first comprehensive low-traffic neighbourhood scheme. The scheme is part of a larger set of liveability improvements …

Florence Park neighbourhood map

Now open! Florence Park Healthy Streets survey

We are conducting research on what residents in the Florence Park area think about their local neighbourhood, particularly the ‘health’ of their streets. To do this we are using a ‘Healthy Streets Survey’ which aims to gauge attitudes of residents to the quality of their local streets. If you live in the Florence Park neighbourhood and would like to take part in …