Participants

Contact & Activities

Participating city

London, Camden
210.700 inhabitants

Local contact

Environment
Matthew Prince
5th Floor, Town Hall, Argyle Street,
WC1H 8EQ London
++44 20 7974 6488

Participation 2007

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Closure of Gate Street in Holborn London WC1 to promote the permanent pedestrian measures that have been provided on Gate Street, Lincolns Inn Fields and other projecdts within the Clear Zone area of Camden
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:
Gate Street is located in Holborn in the heart of Central London and provides a link between High Holborn and Lincolns in Field.
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
Public transport services
  • Development of new technologies to improve public transport
Accessibilities
  • Enlargement of pavements
  • Launch of accessibility plans
New forms of vehicle use and ownership
  • Responsible car-use (eco-driving etc)
  • Use of clean vehicles
Mobility management
  • Adoption of workplace travel plans
  • Adoption of school travel plans
  • Launch of awareness-raising campaigns
  • Elaboration of educational materials
  • Provision of incentives and bonuses to employers
  • Create systems for buses and walking trains
  • Organisation of regular fora or surveys on public opinions and ideas