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Enjoy Waltham Forest team member highly commended at London Transport Awards

2 March 2018 A member of staff at Waltham Forest’s pioneering scheme to improve the boroughs roads for pedestrians and cyclists was highly commended at last night’s annual London Transport Awards. Enjoy Waltham Forest Complementary Measures Project Officer Jane Sherry was highly commended in the Stuart Ross Young Transport Communications Professional Award. She was nominated by...
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Give views on Air Quality Action Plan

  5 February 2018 A plan to improve air quality by cracking down further on car engine idling, planting more trees, introducing School Streets and Pedestrian Days and many more ideas has been published by Waltham Forest Council. In London, 9,400 people die from illnesses related to air quality every year. Waltham Forest’s Air Quality Action Plan includes...
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Lea Bridge Road Cycle Route wins 2017 Healthy Streets Proposal of the Year Award

  The Transport for London (TfL) funded Mini Holland scheme “Lea Bridge Road Cycle Route” recently won the Healthy Streets award for “Proposal of the Year” at the Landor first Healthy Streets Conference in September. Lea Bridge Road is being modernised with over £15 million of investment to transform this key road into an attractive destination for...
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No Ordinary Bicycle: John Kemp Starley and the two-wheeled revolution

30 August 2017 - New exhibition in Waltham Forest John Kemp Starley (1855 – 1901), born in Walthamstow, played a key role in the development of the modern bicycle. Starley’s modifications to the ‘safety’ bicycle enabled more people than ever before to access this form of transport, leading to the ‘bicycle craze’ of the late 19th...
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