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Reducing traffic volumes in New Zealand needs to become a priority

On Nov 8, 2020
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RT @JulieAnneGenter: My passion about road safety really comes down to the belief that our children have a birth right to be independent and explore their neighbourhoods as they grow. Freedom from traffic. So well put, @hollyrwalker! https://t.co/qFEo5iOGQS
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OPINION: There are many reasons to make reducing traffic volumes in our cities an urgent priority, writes Holly Walker.

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On Nov 8, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @JulieAnneGenter: My passion about road safety really comes down to the belief that our children have a birth right to be independent and explore their neighbourhoods as they grow. Freedom from traffic. So well put, @hollyrwalker! https://t.co/qFEo5iOGQS
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Reducing traffic volumes in New Zealand needs to become a priority

Reducing traffic volumes in New Zealand needs to become a priority

OPINION: There are many reasons to make reducing traffic volumes in our cities an urgent priority, writes Holly Walker.

Coronavirus: Banning cars made easier to aid social distancing

Coronavirus: Banning cars made easier to aid social distancing

Councils in England can now ban cars from streets more easily to allow space for social distancing.

Micromobility: Safety problem or transport solution?

Micromobility: Safety problem or transport solution?

Beca's Marcus Brown discusses the explosion of micromobility on our urban streets, its road safety implications & its viability as a long–term transport solution.

Physical distancing is here for a while – over 100 experts call for more safe walking and cycling space

Physical distancing is here for a while – over 100 experts call for more safe walking and cycling space

We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.

The Road to Zero – a new safety strategy (feedback open until 14 August)

The Road to Zero – a new safety strategy (feedback open until 14 August)

We’ve written about Vision Zero before: the proposition that no loss of life is acceptable on our roads, and that human life and wellbeing must never be traded off against other priorities. ...

New Zealand First Country To Fund Pop-Up Bike Lanes, Widened Sidewalks During Lockdown

New Zealand First Country To Fund Pop-Up Bike Lanes, Widened Sidewalks During Lockdown

New Zealand has become the first country to provide funding to make tactical urbanism into official government policy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Leeds City Council announces emergency walking and cycling plans in response to Covid-19

Leeds City Council announces emergency walking and cycling plans in response to Covid-19

Today Leeds City Council laid out ambitious plans to promote active travel.

This map shows plans to make London the biggest car-free capital in the world

This map shows plans to make London the biggest car-free capital in the world

The global pandemic is making us rethink countless aspects of our everyday lives, including how we get around our cities in a new, socially distanced world. To

A new decade of action to end ‘scourge’ of preventable deaths

A new decade of action to end ‘scourge’ of preventable deaths

UITP’s participation at the 3rd UN Global Conference on road safety has just ended. While just only 2 days long it is clear that the scale of the challenge is huge.

Top Table, Full Purse

Top Table, Full Purse

This is a hopeful post; change could be on its way. Auckland Transport has long known that many more Aucklanders would go by bike if they felt safer and didn’t have the stress of driving ...

Artificial intelligence to help fuel London’s cycling boom

Artificial intelligence to help fuel London’s cycling boom

TfL has worked with London tech firm Vivacity Labs, on a UK-first trial of artificial intelligence t

Ericsson in partnership to develop 5G-powered self-driving trucks

Ericsson in partnership to develop 5G-powered self-driving trucks

Network operators Ericsson and Telia, alongside Swedish transport company Einride, have partnered to develop eco-friendly and sustainable self-driving trucks powered by 5G

Transport in the time of the Coronavirus crisis: what we need to do NOW.

Transport in the time of the Coronavirus crisis: what we need to do NOW.

I’m aware that most of us have, if anything, more tasks than usual to complete at this difficult time. There is also a natural reticence about “being political” at a time when many of us ...