How we can make streets fitter for walking

We want to reverse the decline in walking. By making streets more suitable for walking and encouraging more people on their feet we can create a walking nation. We work with government to make change happen and work on the ground to get communities walking.

Have a look at the key ways we can get more people walking.

Walking and health

Any physical activity is better than none and walking is the easiest way to get started.

Air pollution

Walking is great for your health, but air pollution is putting the public at risk.

Walkable Neighbourhoods

Cities around the world are now competing in terms of liveability. At Living Streets we think this means ensur…

Walking and cycling

We want to see more cycling as well as walking. Both are green, clean and healthy ways of getting around.

Pavement Parking

Parking on pavements is a major concern for our supporters and the general public.

Women with pram walking in the road due to a car on the pavement

High Streets

With the UK’s high streets and town centres struggling to adapt to the pace of digital change, a new approach…

20mph

Our urban areas need more 20mph speed limits to create safer streets, and more vibrant communities where peopl…

20 miles per hour sign

Walking to school

Walking to school is good for children’s health and the environment.

Crossings

Everybody should be able to cross the road safely, directly and without delay

Young woman walking over zebra crossing