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Breathing Streetlife into London

March 12, 2014

Wandsworth Living Streets Meeting

Wednesday 16 April 2014, 7.30pm

BREATHING STREETLIFE INTO LONDON
Practical ways to transform our local streetscapes

John Dales
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.

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