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Street Talk- December 2012Street Talk- December 2012#streettalks                   Rosie Tharp@RegentsRoutes     Strategic...
Street Talks- December 2012    Tonight I’m going to talk to you about:       • Who we are       • Managing Walking and Cyc...
Introducing the Canal & River Trust            Just in case you haven’t heard …            We’re the new charity entrusted...
Managing Walking & Cycling Growth on Londons                towpaths• Share the space- towpath   •   21% increase in cycli...
Regents’ Alternative RoutesWhat makes a route attractive?  • Quiet  • Way finding  • Green and pleasant environment  • Per...
Challenges and barriers       •   Road space allocation       •   Junctions and gyratories       •   HGVs       •   Traffi...
Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Rosie Tharp 11th December 2012
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Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Rosie Tharp 11th December 2012

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Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Rosie Tharp 11th December 2012

  1. 1. Street Talk- December 2012Street Talk- December 2012#streettalks Rosie Tharp@RegentsRoutes Strategic Cycle Routes Coordinator Canal and River Trust Follow me on Twitter: @RegentsRoutes
  2. 2. Street Talks- December 2012 Tonight I’m going to talk to you about: • Who we are • Managing Walking and Cycling Growth • Alternative Cycle Routes project • Challenges and barriers • Our approach #streettalks @RegentsRoutes
  3. 3. Introducing the Canal & River Trust Just in case you haven’t heard … We’re the new charity entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. … 100 miles of which are in 15 London Boroughs!#streettalks@RegentsRoutes
  4. 4. Managing Walking & Cycling Growth on Londons towpaths• Share the space- towpath • 21% increase in cycling on greenway routes • 19% cycle more because of greenways • Capacity and quality of life issues • Responsible and safe shared use • Share the space, drop the pace• Alternative routes- on road • Targeted route improvements • Transport for London and Borough partnership • Investment commitments #streettalks @RegentsRoutes
  5. 5. Regents’ Alternative RoutesWhat makes a route attractive? • Quiet • Way finding • Green and pleasant environment • Perception of safety • Perception of being faster • Continuous #streettalks @RegentsRoutes
  6. 6. Challenges and barriers • Road space allocation • Junctions and gyratories • HGVs • Traffic speed and volumes • Route planning, way finding and signage • Inconsistent, interrupted and indirect • Aesthetically uninviting #streettalks @RegentsRoutes

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