Planters into chicanes

Whatever might be in store for the LTN, one thing for sure is that the planters will become redundant. Here’s a proposal to make use of them that requires the least effort or transport costs. Some members of our community clearly like their planters, so this proposal offers continuity for them to care for andContinue reading “Planters into chicanes”

It wasn’t a vote

Some of our local representatives seem to have been caught up in the meme that the opponents of the LTN ‘won the vote’. If they had been paying attention, rather than getting caught up in OOR hysteria, they should have spotted that it was a consultation. So looking beyond the simplicity of the numbers let’sContinue reading “It wasn’t a vote”

Why restrictions need to be kept at the bus gate

Supporters of the LTN broadly support the proposals in the officers’ report to the Traffic Management Advisory Committee, though some would prefer that the LTN was preserved in its current format with planters. However, almost unanimously, we believe that permitting local residents to drive through the bus gate undermines some of the objectives of theContinue reading “Why restrictions need to be kept at the bus gate”

Tests for a successful Low Traffic Neighbourhood around Auckland, Hamlet and Lancaster Roads

By Angus Hewlett We’re publishing these key tests as discussions around an amended design to the Crystal Palace LTN begin to emerge. Other suggestions for key requirements are welcome – please leave them in the comments section below. Any scheme that can meet these tests while minimising disruption for residents and essential services is oneContinue reading “Tests for a successful Low Traffic Neighbourhood around Auckland, Hamlet and Lancaster Roads”

Bus gate: why not let local residents through?

There are now over 2,100 signatures to the petition which, while being supportive of the LTN, calls for the bus gate to be opened for access to local residents only. Our proposal for a better way of controlling traffic within the LTN makes it clear that the bus gate is essential to defending a safeContinue reading “Bus gate: why not let local residents through?”

Bromley & Croydon residents: join together to help design a Low Traffic Neighbourhood that works for all of us

Life must be intolerable for some of the Bromley residents in ‘Auckland Island’ who are now experiencing high levels of traffic driving through their area. There are a number of factors at play: the constriction at the end of Church Road due to the collapsed building an increase in local residential traffic seeking a wayContinue reading “Bromley & Croydon residents: join together to help design a Low Traffic Neighbourhood that works for all of us”