On 28 September 2022, the Department for Transport carried out a Minor roads traffic estimate review. Low Traffic Neighbourhood enemies claim this means we don’t need LTNs. We will leave Jon Burke FRSA to explain (16 reasons) why this is untrue.
A local initiative is taking off to inform the debate around traffic management and policy in Crystal Palace. Volunteers are installing a number of stand-alone traffic counters using Raspberry Pi devices running Telraam software. This is an open source traffic-counting system that has been developed by a team in Belgium specifically to promote citizen science-ledContinue reading “Telraam traffic counters coming to Crystal Palace”
We look for a mysterious form of disappearing traffic, as it has apparently occurred without intervention, nobody has spotted it nor divined where it might have gone.
It is the season to be magnanimous so it is only fitting that we should admit that opponents of the LTN have finally supplied the killer blow to our attempts to demonstrate that traffic patterns over the last 10 years prove the need for the LTN.
Pupils from Cypress School recently took part in a survey on how they got to school. This took place after the Walk to Schools week and no doubt the safer streets within the LTN must have had an impact. An amazing 272 pupils took part; a large and significant survey.
The evidence shows there is a considerable amount of cycling and masses of walking within the LTN.
Aided and abetted by satnav, the cars came and stole our neighbourhood.
It’s become quite fashionable to post images of congestion caused, not by too many cars, but by the LTN. This page will present date/time stamped photos of local streets at times when one might expect greatest congestion to occur: commuting, school runs, Saturday shopping. Now this isn’t to say that there is no congestion, justContinue reading “LTN causes traffic chaos”
Volunteer evidence-gathering In stages between May and August 2020, Croydon Council has implemented a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) in parts of South Norwood and Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood wards. The boundaries of the LTN are: Church Road, South Norwood Hill, South Norwood High Street, the Crystal Palace-Norwood Junction railway line, and the boundary withContinue reading “Impact of Crystal Palace LTN on adjacent streets in Bromley”