Wandsworth Living Streets Meeting
Wednesday 16 April 2014, 7.30pm
BREATHING STREETLIFE INTO LONDON
Practical ways to transform our local streetscapes
Director, Urban Movement
The Alma Pub – Upstairs function room
Address: 499 Old York Road, SW18 1TF
How to get there: Opposite Wandsworth Town Station; and on Nos. 28 and 44 bus routes; and nearest Barclays Cycle Hire docking station is Podmore Road (right by the Alma Pub)
Streetmap at: http://tinyurl.com/ygwtk4z
John Dales is the founder and director of Urban Movement. A traffic engineer, transport planner and urban designer, John is well known as a champion of better urban streets. He has been an urban realm design advisor to several local authorities, including the City of Edinburgh and Ealing Borough in London. He’s also a trustee of Living Streets. You can find out lots more about John at http://www.urbanmovement.co.uk/john-dales.html
John will talk about:
- Can London’s streets be made more people-friendly? Even as the number of people living and working in our city continues to rise.
- Examples of practical, affordable things London boroughs have done to improve the safety of vulnerable road users – pedestrians and cyclists
- TfL’s changing response to pedestrians and their needs
- How to make local shopping streets and town centres more attractive
Do come and put your questions and make suggestions.
Please bring a friend or neighbour.