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How to prevent Google etc sending traffic down your road....

If you don't want Google etc to send traffic down your road it needs to either: (i) be filtered to prevent cars etc or (ii) be slow vs othe…

Started by michaelw

2 Feb 17, 2020
Reply by RoroB

More grim news for the planet..."Rise of SUVs 'makes mockery' of electric car push"

The "immense" rise in sales of high-emission sports utility vehicles means they now outsell electric cars in the UK by 37 to one, research…

Started by Liz

2 Dec 13, 2019
Reply by David Thomas

Engine idling is illegal, £20 fine.

I saw from a Hackney Councillor that engine idling is illegal and he referenced this RAC page to back it up. Who knew? Perhaps our under em…

Started by John McMullan

6 Oct 9, 2018
Reply by Jane

How traffic apps are routing cars onto residential roads

Worth a read in the light of the ongoing debate on traffic in this area: "Waze and other traffic dodging apps prompt cities to game the alg…

Started by michaelw

17 Mar 17, 2017
Reply by andy h

"Nobody goes to a city because it has great parking"

An interesting article on how cities are doing parking space audits and coming up with some interesting and radical solutions. If Paris can…

Started by Liz

0 Sep 29, 2016

New study on air pollution & low birthweight

Relevant for us, living on or near busy roads. This study is looking at small particles, particularly produced by diesel vehicles. Note tha…

Started by michaelw

11 Mar 23, 2016
Reply by tania

Air pollution: kids exposed to higher pollution if driven to school

London's air pollution crisis is finally starting to get more attention, and this Guardian article particularly focusses on the impacts on…

Started by michaelw

3 Feb 5, 2016
Reply by michaelw

How one capital city aims to eradicate private car ownership in 10 years

By using technology. Of course, it's those smart Finnish folk behind it In 10 years, no one will own a car in Helsinki

Started by Liz

0 Jul 22, 2014

Worth watching: Could new road schemes be on the horizon??

Apparently congestion is now on the increase in London - unsurprisingly, given that the Mayor (and Government) have moved away from a focus…

Started by michaelw

0 Apr 25, 2014

Ditch 'anti-car dogma' and boost parking, councils told

New planning guidance will oblige councils' to look at the provision for cars and the use of measures to reduce the number of cars in town…

Started by Michael Anderson

14 Aug 28, 2013
Reply by Clive Carter



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