Contact & Activities

Participating city

London Borough of Hackney ()
275.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Marie Gallagher
Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman Street, Hackney, London

Participation 2015

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
In line with the theme of 'Choose, Change, Combine', we have promoted many different modes of sustainable mobility, with a different mode promoted on different days.

Wed 16
Theme –

Walking to school
Action -

Thurs 17 -
Focus - Car Clubs and Electric Vehicles for businesses
Action - pop-up promotion in Hackney Wick business district

Friday 18th
Focus – Car sharing
Action - membership discount promoted via social media

Sat 19
Focus - community cycle hubs
Action - launch of new community cycle hub on Geffrye Estate and re-launch of two older hubs on Gascoyne and Kingsmead estates

Sun 20th
Focus - Cycling Action - Group cycling session

Mon 21st
Focus – Walking
Action - Beat the Street walking promotion game on social media

Tues 22nd
Focus - car free day
Action – car free day on Rivington 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:
Rivington Street closed to motor traffic on 22 Sept. Pop up event to promote Zero Emissions Network, (business engagement project)
more info about ZEN at: @zencityfringe (twitter) or