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 For Everyone

Our Walking For Everyone report, produced with Arup and Sustrans, explores the factors that impact people’s ex…

Walking and e-scooters

How will pedestrians be safeguarded?

Low Traffic Neighbourhoods

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


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

20 miles per hour sign

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

Inclusive Design

Our streets should be for everyone - providing safe and attractive places to travel, rest, play and spend time…

Carer takes a disabled man for a walk

Feeling safe on our streets

Making sure people feel safe on our streets needs a wide range of solutions, but good street and urban design…

A street with people walking

Walking and inequality

Research shows that deprived ethnic minority pedestrians are more than three times more likely to be a casualt…

High Streets

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


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.

Walking and cycling

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