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Why can’t children just go to the park?

Daniella posted this in Childhood, Environment, Freedom, Independent Mobility, Parenting, Play Streets, Playing Out, Traffic on 15/02/2018

“Why can’t children just go to the park instead of playing in the street?” is a question that…

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What do we mean by ‘road safety’?

Alice posted this in Childhood, Cycling, Health, Playing Out, Policy, Traffic on 21/11/2017

Professor John Adams once said, “Road safety is not rocket science – it’s much more complicated”. But what do…

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Air Pollution and Street Play

Daniella posted this in Community, Free Play, Traffic on 23/06/2017

The severe impact of traffic-related air pollution on children’s health is becoming ever clearer and more worrying. On…

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Designing Streets for Play – Research and Observation

Alice posted this in Local activators, Playing Out, Traffic on 01/03/2017

There’s a house on a corner near where I live in suburban Leeds that makes me happy nearly…

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A Restorative Approach to Road Sharing

Alice posted this in Traffic on 14/12/2016

The ‘talking stone’ lay inertly in my hand – a small grey pebble just like the dozens my…

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