nt changes to the road layout at the Crouch End end of Middle Lane. There is a good chance that all the works carried out there will be undone in the name of Liveable Crouch End.
We have seen the pavement made wider at the beginning of the 91 bus route outisde the Palace Cafe and Pa.tel's. There is a good chance that all the works carried out there will be undone in the name of Liveable Crouch End.
We have seen speed bumps installed in Weston Park, much to everyone bemusement. There is a good chance that all the works carried out there will be undone in the name of Liveable Crouch End.
And just recently the Head of Operatons (Ann Cunningham) took the delegated decision to make a number of changes to parking and loading arrangements across the borough, including several in N8. There is a good chance that some or all of the works to be carried out will be undone in the name of Liveable Crouch End.
We read that anyone in favour of progressive transport solutions is no better than those who voted to leave the EU. Liveable Crouch End = Brexit. Reactionaries unite, we like things the way they are! Thusly do the battle lines begin to be drawn...
And above all else "the economy must never be jeopardised". I'm sure I saw that line in Henry V's St Crispin's Day speech somewhere.…
ce Parking Levy and LibDem involvement in a car free school street.
So for Liveable Crouch End we might expect our local councillors to be actively and fully in support of the 'modal shift' to walking and cycling and away from cars. I am eagerly looking forward to imaginative and original ideas arising from the Co-design workshops the consultants will be holding
There are of course one or two things to look out for - Tammy's tweet announcing the motion continues "We are asking parents and kids to join us in a protest beforehand outside the civic centre". Now it's not at all clear to me why there is a protest against LBH - perhaps this is just political positioning.
And if there is a borough wide scheme then we might hope that this would mean more funds to implement such schemes in Crouch End, whilst at the same time fearing that it may mean a reduction in matched funding in the byzantine world of local authority accounting. …
dates very soon. This is Crouch End's chance to put forward design ideas to be incorporated in the schemes.
So here's one I saw on Facebook thanks to Fiona. A 3D Zebra Crossing. Motorists will only be fooled the first time they see it , but ever after will be reminded of the attention being paid to road safety, but it ties in nicely with the several suggestions in the Liveable Map survey for street art.
The original article came from Bored Panda and the image is a direct link to their page, which is also the source for the embedded video.
in a park 60 metres from the road. Sweet Fanny Adams that's going to do for us.
Well, now a chap called Chris Turner has devised a portable air quality monitor suitable for clamping on your handlebars. And Haringey are looking to get funding from the Mayor to persuade many more of us to have handlebars to clamp it on, in an initaitive they call Liveable Crouch End.
Now , Chris has told everything he thinks we should know about BREATHE|Smart and is seeking some of your money. Interestingly he has used Crouch End as the backdrop to some of his promo video. Is this a warning to us? Do we need to do something?
Well, Haringey and the Mayor think so and are now starting to involve us. Regrettably their first engagement with us is something they call pre-engagement. Still, at least they are putting information about Liveable Crouch End into the public domain. They want our opinion, provided our opinion is to
encourage more walking, cycling and public transport use in Crouch End.".
So take a look at Chris's monitor, and back him if you will, and let Haringey know what would actually make Crouch End more liveable.
e blame the Ham and High for choosing a poor picture and an even worse video or congratulate them for their excellent representation of a disappointing installation? Or do Westminster's crossing painters not have the skills? Or did the Icelandic photographer use a little Photoshop do improve his images?
Worth checking before we attempt to trick the eyes of Crouch End's motorists.