Tag Archive for 'pedestrian'

Call for safer streets for cycling and walking as Tour de France begins

June 28th, 2013 by Brake

Road safety charity Brake has renewed calls for drivers and authorities across the British Isles to GO 20 as the Tour de France begins, to enable more people to enjoy cycling without fear or threat to their safety. Brake, alongside a GO 20 campaign coalition, is calling for 20 mph limits to become the norm […]

Global car free day favours walking, bicycling and public transport

September 24th, 2012 by Environmental Transport Association

According to the Environmental Transport Association, the number of British towns supporting World Car Free Day has declined. World Car Free Day occurs annually on 22 September. It encourages motorists in over 1,000 towns around the globe to leave their cars at home in favour of walking, bicycling, and taking buses and trains. The Environmental […]

Living Streets Tranquility Walk reveals Guernsey’s bucolic charm

July 16th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The 2012 Living Streets Guernsey Tranquility Walk began at The Longfrie Inn in St Pierre du Bois shortly after 2.30 pm on Sunday 15 July.

Living Streets Guernsey AGM on 23 May 2012 celebrates 10th birthday

May 19th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

The pedestrian safety group Living Streets Guernsey will be celebrating its 10th birthday at it’s AGM on Wednesday 23 May 2012 at 7.30 pm in the Emma Ferbrache Room at the PEH. Pat Wisher, Secretary of Living Streets and founder member, said “we were launched as STEPS at an evening event at St. Andrew’s School […]

Walk to Work Week from 14 to 18 May encourages a healthier lifestyle

May 9th, 2012 by Living Streets

This May, people across the British Isles will be leaving their cars at home and taking to their feet for national Walk to Work Week from 14 to 18 May 2012. British charity Living Streets works to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets where people want to walk. With funding from the UK’s Big Lottery […]

How to make daily journeys fun

May 3rd, 2012 by Island Press

As part of the new Island Press E‐ssentials program featuring short electronic‐only publications on timely environmental issues, transit and food writer Darrin Nordahl asks the question: What if getting to work, going to the grocery store, and riding the bus around town could be fun? With Making Transit Fun!, he gives a taste of what […]

Transport without oil by 2030

April 2nd, 2012 by Guy Dauncey

Guy Dauncey is creator of the Earth Future website and author of numerous books, as well as The Earthfuture blog and The Climate Challenge blog. Guy Dauncey conducted a webinar on ‘Transportation without oil – 23 steps to a sustainable energy future’, and made the content available on slideshare without commentary, and on Vimeo as […]

Dave Purdy worked tirelessly to gain equality for disabled islanders

November 11th, 2011 by Rob Platts

The Bailiff of Guernsey Sir Geoffrey Rowland unveiled a plaque by the ramp to Market Square to commemorate Dave Purdy’s life and acknowledge his tireless work to improve the lives of those living in Guernsey with a disability. Over forty five years ago, on a lovely summer’s day, Dave Purdy decided to go swimming with […]

Walk to Work Week is 9 to 13 May

May 6th, 2011 by Living Streets Guernsey

Living Streets Guernsey LBG is encouraging workers to make walking part of their daily routine. National Walk to Work Week from 9 to 13 May is the ideal time for commuters to give walking a go. Walking is an easy form of exercise that requires no special equipment and can be fitted into your daily […]

The Living Streets Tranquility Walk begins at 2.30 pm on 17 July 2011

April 1st, 2011 by Pat Wisher

This year’s Tranquillity Walk will take place on Sunday 17th July beginning at 2.30pm. Please meet in the car park opposite the Grande Mare Hotel. This walk, devised by Deputy Tom Le Pelley, will be a circular walk around the Castel parish. The flyer can be download for printing and posting with permission on suitable […]