People could walk safely in designated streets in Bristol city centre yesterday in the first of a series of monthly car-free Sundays.
Mayor George Ferguson said: “This is all about the people, cities are made up of people, not buildings and cars, and this is a wonderful demonstration and wherever I go I have been stopped by people being enthusiastic about it.
“If it has worked like this in this weather, it is going to be absolutely tremendous in finer weather.”
Could we do this in Brum? Of course! We manage OK during the half-marathon…
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Birmingham City Council Say 20’s Plenty
I’ve just found out that Birmingham City Council have voted for a default speed limit of 20mph on residential roads in the city. More information in this article by Birmingham Friends of the Earth (click on the link above). This will really help to make roads safer and less daunting for cyclists and pedestrians. Well done BCC!
Reclaim the streets in a legal way, for children to play outside their homes without getting mown down by rat runners