Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

London, Islington
170.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment and Regeneration
Jenny Daly
222 Upper Street
N1 1YA London
++44 020 7527 8328

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
1. A car free day event near Old Street to celebrate recent pedestrianisation of a market street
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Whitecross Street and Banner Street in EC1 will both be closed to cars for a food festival and car free celebration.
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle facilities (parking, locks etc)
Pedestrianisation
  • Create or enlarge pedestrian streets
  • Improvement of infrastructure (new foot bridges, pavements, road crossings, zebra crossings etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Reduction of outside parking zones
Accessibilities
  • Lowering of pavements
  • Enlargement of pavements
Mobility management
  • Elaboration of educational materials