20 April 2017, The Telegraph
“Cycling all or part of the way to work was associated with substantially lower risk of adverse health outcomes. Walking to work was also found to be good for health" according to Dr Jason Gill, from the institute of cardiovascular and medical sciences at Glasgow University
02 March 2017, Waltham Forest Council website
“Our Mini-Holland programme is making it easier and safer to walk and cycle, and through the scheme we have implemented a number of positive changes across Waltham Forest including road safety initiatives, pedestrian priority measures including new ‘Copenhagen’ crossings, improved wayfinding, safer traffic-free public areas and bus priority measures".
23 February 2017, Evening Standard
"Alongside more segregated cycle lanes, and banning the most dangerous lorries from London’s roads, Mini Hollands and Quietway routes play an important role encouraging more people to walk and cycle in their local neighbourhoods, improving quality of life for everyone.”
16 February 2017, Transport for London
"Our Healthy Streets for London blueprint introduces our new approach to get more Londoners physically active. It sets out how we will help everyone to use cars less and walk, cycle and use public transport more"
13 February 2017, London Cycling Campaign
"They are transforming congested, polluted and hostile roads into places shared by everyone, which promote active travel and cut air pollution".
09 December 2016, Waltham Forest Council
"Transport improvements for Lea Bridge Road are starting to take shape, with work on a new phase of construction starting this month. The work is part of the £27million Mini-Holland programme".
8 November 2016, Evening Standard
"Traffic levels in 12 key roads in the “village” area of Walthamstow fell by 56 per cent, or 10,000 fewer vehicles a day".
18 August 2016, Waltham Forest Council
"There’s never been a better time to start cycling in Waltham Forest, thanks to a new series of guided bike rides taking place in east London."
Free summer cycling school classes Waltham Forest this August, help children gain more confidence on their bikes
4 August 2016, Chingford Times, by Suzi Muston
"A series of completely free summer cycling school classes will be taking place in Waltham Forest this August, designed to help children gain more confidence on their bikes."
6 July 2016, Waltham Forest Council
"Walthamstow restaurant Eat 17 has launched a new takeaway service so you can order their famous flatbreads on the go..."
29 June 2016, Waltham Forest Council
"A new series of walking and cycling trails has been launched to help people find out more about the famous people..."
March 2016, Greater London Authority
"Exactly three years ago, I unveiled my vision to make cycling in London safer, more popular and more normal. My single biggest regret as Mayor is that I did not do it sooner."
26 November 2015, Waltham Forest Council, by Mark Chandler
"The announcement today (26 November) that the roll-out of 20mph speed limits to all residential streets in the north of the borough has appropriately been made during Road Safety Week..."
26 October 2015, Evening Standard, by Mark Chandler
"Hundreds of people joined a protest against London’s first cycle-friendly “Mini-Holland” scheme, claiming the road closures it entails are causing gridlock and “suffocating” business..."
1 October 2015, Standard.co.uk, by Rosamund Urwin
30 September 2015, by Waltham Forest Council
September 2015, by www.guardian-series.co.uk, by Natalie Glanvill
"Proposals to improve road safety by lowering the speed limit has divided a community, with two opposing groups going head-to-head by launching their own campaigns..."
September 2015, by www.guardian-series.co.uk, by Barnaby Davis
21 September 2015, Londonist.com, by Geoff Marshall
"It's not every day that a part of London is twinned with a communist state, but in Walthamstow — and in the residential backstreets and local shops of Walthamstow village — that's what's happened..."
19 September, by road.cc, Sarah Barth
"Walthamstow pro-motoring protesters disrupted the opening of Walthamstow’s £27m mini-Holland cycling scheme this week, shouting “streets for all” through megaphones and carrying a coffin to symbolise he “death” of Walthamstow village..."
18 September 2015, by www.transportxtra.com, by Deniz Huseyin
"The inaugural Cycling Planning Awards highlighted the extraordinary efforts being made across the UK to make towns and cities more cyclist-friendly..."
18 July 2015, by www.guardian-series.co.uk, by Barnaby Davis
31 July 2015, by www.guardian-series.co.uk
"CYCLISTS can now park-up in state of the art cycle ‘sheds’ at stations in Waltham Forest. Commuters doing part of their journey on two wheels can now use the community areas, opened as part of the mini Holland Programme..."
24 July 2015, by www.transportxtra.com
"Examples of cycling best practice and innovation in product and infrastructure design will be celebrated at the Cycle Planning Awards, which will be staged at the Art Deco Walthamstow Assembly Hall..."
24 July 2015, by www.transportxtra.com
"Waltham Forest is the fitting location for the second London Cycling Show, with the event taking place just as the Mini-Holland programme starts to take shape..."
30 June 2015, by Waltham Forest Council
"Walthamstow Village Mini-Holland trial improvements’ was named the winner in the Space for Cycling category at the prestigious 2015 London Cycling Awards ceremony last night - Monday..."
16 June 2015, by Waltham Forest Council
"Two new public spaces will be created in Walthamstow Village providing local residents with the perfect place to relax and unwind this summer..."
8 May 2015, Road cc, by Laura Laker
"Waltham Forest is the first of London's three £30m Mini Holland schemes to break ground, with work running ahead of schedule in its "massively ambitious" scheme that campaigners are calling a triumph of political will..."
28 April, www.theguardian.com, by Stephen Moss
"Cities around the world are coming to the same conclusion: they’d be better off with far fewer cars. So what’s behind this seismic shift in our urban lifestyles? Stephen Moss goes on an epic (car-free) journey to find out..."
17 April, www.transportxtra.com, by Deniz Huseyin
"Waltham Forest is one of three London boroughs selected by Transport for London to implement a Mini-Holland project to boost cycling. Jon Little, the author of the council’s bid, tells Deniz Huseyin how the council plans to encourage more people onto two wheels..."
19, January, www.guardian-series.co.uk, Joseph Flaig
"In Waltham Forest, the first of the Mini Holland projects has been signed off; the Ruckholt Road Walking and Cycling Improvement Scheme. Works are due to commence on implementing the £770k project this month."
7 January, lcc.org.uk, by Anne Summers
"In Waltham Forest, the first of the Mini Holland projects has been signed off; the Ruckholt Road Walking and Cycling Improvement Scheme. Works are due to commence on implementing the £770k project this month..."