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Parliamentary Inquiry into Children and the Built Environment: A Golden Opportunity

Alice posted this in Active Travel, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 08/01/2024

In Spring 2023, Playing Out joined with allies to ask for a Parliamentary Inquiry into Children and the…

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We need a plan for children, not motorists

Alice Ferguson posted this in Active Travel, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 05/10/2023

“We are not a nation of motorists, we’re a nation of families”. These words were spoken by Joanne…

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Highlights from our Active Travel webinar with Chris Boardman

Alice Ferguson posted this in Active Travel, Play Streets, Street Space on 03/03/2022

Playing Out spoke to Chris Boardman, newly appointed Active Travel Commissioner for England, in a webinar about children,…

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Can play streets help transform transport behaviour?

Ross Hudson posted this in Active Travel, Play Streets, Street Space on 08/02/2022

Ross Hudson did his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Amsterdam, and describes himself…

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School play street
School Streets – The movement for children’s freedom grows

Daniella Radice posted this in Active Travel, Children's play, health and wellbeing, Street Space on 20/03/2019

Over the past few months, one aspect of the street play movement has grown in popularity: school streets…

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Does ‘road safety’ need a rethink?

Alice posted this in Active Travel, Street Space 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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