An ‘abomination of A-boards’ says Mary after Kentish Town check

In this video Mary and Robert talk about their experience of walking down Kentish Town road. Mary and Robert were checking how accessible the road is for Disabled people. Their findings will be fed back to Camden Disability Action’s (CDA) Street Access Co-Production Team, which includes Councillor Adam Harrison and Council Officer Karl Brierley as […]

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Mik suggests solution to Arlington Road LTN

  In this video Mik suggests a solution to the LTN access problems faced by Blue Badge Holders. Mik suggests using Congestion Charging Exemption systems to allow Blue Badge Holders to access to roads closed to other motorists. This piece is part of a series of ‘solutions focussed’ reports the CDA community reporters are planning […]

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Jill and Mary grill urban design company over Dartmouth Park ‘rules’

Chetwynd Road

In this piece, community reporters Jill and Mary interview design engineer Rebecca Jones from Urban Movement about the Dartmouth Park ‘charter’. Working together with the Dartmouth Park Neighbourhood Forum, Urban Movement held in-depth conversations with local residents, businesses and organisations last year before writing up a report and setting out its ‘charter’ of rules or […]

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The middle way for cyclists and Disabled people

When it comes to our streets, cyclists and Disabled people can sometimes appear to be natural foes, with each group permanently camped on opposite sides of the active travel debate. This narrative paints Disabled people as being inevitably opposed to things like cycle lanes and traffic-blocking bollards because they make it harder for them to […]

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Cycle lanes and LTNs not blocking ambulances, research finds

  When I heard reports saying the new pop-up cycle lanes and low traffic neighbourhoods (LTN) were delaying ambulances and putting people’s lives at risk, I thought I should dig around and find out if the accusations were true. My research revealed that although the London Ambulance Service (LAS) sees the potential for poorly planned […]

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