Greenpeace hosts ‘community hurrah’ to celebrate Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

By Toby Porter

Greenpeace members are stating their own celebration of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods by making the most of their newly silent streets.

Catherine Dawkins

The Neighbourhood Community Hurrah is being hosted by South West London Greenpeace.

It is covid-compliant and socially-distanced, with a scavenger hunt until the end of February half term.

It finishes in a zoom prize giving event on February 21 at 4pm.

For all details and a chance to win the hunt go to the facebook event named ‘Greenpeace South West London LTN scavenger hunt’.

Venues are:

  1. Streatham Hill – Palace Road, Amesbury Avenue, Downton Avenue, Hillside Road
  2. Brixton – Railton Road, Sandmere Road, Concannon Road, Pulross Road
  3. Tulse Hill – Arodene Road, Leander Road, Elm Park, Upper Tulse Hill, Cotherstone Road, Roupell Road

A statement from the branch said: “Transport is the UK’s single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.

“South West London Greenpeace Group is calling on the local council and the Government to invest more money into walking, cycling and green public transport, rather than building new roads.

Alexander Majewski

“Certain areas in South West London have been highlighted as having the worst air quality and highest levels of pollution within the city.

“This is due to standing traffic in particular spots and the number of vehicles using certain streets as through-routes.

“During February half-term, we are hosting socially-distanced activities to celebrate our Low-Traffic Neighbourhoods.”

 


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