Filtered Neighbourhood's story
The scheme seeks to improve crossings, create walk to school initiatives, play streets and secure cycle parking facilities. The idea originated in the community, and other local groups have become involved to make the area an age-friendly community and a safer place for youngsters.
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Useful learnings from Filtered Neighbourhood
- Creates a noticeably more active neighbourhood within around a 10-minute walk radius.
- Safer active journeys to and from school is a compelling benefit.
- Use data on local air pollution and its reduction, as this impact benefits directly everyone who lives and works in the area.
- Reduces car use for short trips and encourages more sustainable and active travel like walking and cycling.