TED Talk – Changing Streets in New York

Please find below a link to a TED Talk by Janette Sadik-Khan, transportation commissioner of New York City, about the changes that have allowed rapid change to the design of and role of streets in New York.



Thursday 17th October Meeting

Please come along to our monthly meeting this Thursday 17th October. The meeting starts at 7pm. Venue – 56 Southwark Bridge Rd SE1 0AS.


The meeting features 2 presentations – one from the Guys and St Thomas Air Pollution Team and the other from David Love of Open Streets.


The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


1. Welcome, introductions and apologies.

2. Minutes of September meeting; matters arising.

3. Air Pollution Research in South-East London – presentation by Laura Brannon and the team at Guys and St Thomas who are doing research into air pollution in South-East London

4. Open Streets – Presentation by David Love about summer street closures and activities in Southwark.

5. Elephant & Castle and Walworth Neighbourhood Plan – potential roles for Southwark Living Streets.

6. May 2014 Local Elections – encouraging higher levels of walking and economic activity in Southwark.

7. Vision for Cycling – impact of infrastructure changes on pedestrians.

8. Lambeth Living Streets.

9. Places update; Camberwell, Bankside & Blackfriars Rd, Bricklayers Arms, Peckham, Rotherhithe & Bermondsey and Dulwich.

10. Any other issues people would like to raise.