More residents’ views

More Petersfield Residents’ Views… Our Mill Road 4 People volunteers have now been out on Mawson and Tenison Roads in Petersfield, asking residents what they think about traffic on Mill Road. The results when combined with our previous door knocking are shown below. From the 206 households we’ve now spoken to there is a clear… Continue reading More residents’ views

What do residents think?

Petersfield Residents’ Views Mill Road 4 People volunteers have been knocking on doors in Petersfield to find out what people think about traffic on Mill Road. So far we’ve spoken to 112 households in Devonshire Road and Gwydir Street. A significant majority of the people we talked to were supportive of a low traffic Mill… Continue reading What do residents think?

Traffic reduction or traffic displacement?

If we reduce traffic on Mill Road, will this increase traffic on other roads, notably Cherry Hinton Road and Coldham’s Lane? Although traffic displacement is used as an argument against low-traffic neighbourhoods, getting actual figures is rather hard. It’s been remarkably little studied. (If you find any figures, please let us know!) Walthamstow (right at… Continue reading Traffic reduction or traffic displacement?

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Is 20 plenty?

20 MPH Streets, Bellevue, Edinburgh, 05/05/2017: Photography for Living Streets Scotland from: Colin Hattersley Photography - www.colinhattersley.com - cphattersley@gmail.com - 07974 957 388.

20mph is becoming so normal for urban areas, it’s beginning to lose its controversy. That it’s far safer for pedestrians and cyclists is firmly backed up by evidence. But it’s often stated that vehicles travelling at 20mph pollute more than they do at 30mph. 20 – more dirty than 30? Well, yes, if you drive… Continue reading Is 20 plenty?

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E-scooters – a way forward?

E-scooters are now a familiar sight up and down Mill Road, from the cheery orangey-red Voi scooters to the sleek black machines zipping along. There’s more of a difference between them than colour, however: as yet, the Voi scooters are legal and the privately-owned ones are illegal. The government has been a little slow to… Continue reading E-scooters – a way forward?

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