Presentation on theme: "Place & Space: Wellbeing Keith Irving Head of Living Streets Scotland."— Presentation transcript:
Place & Space: Wellbeing Keith Irving Head of Living Streets Scotland
1929 – 2009: 80 years of campaigning as Pedestrians Association and Living Streets
Appleyard, D., and Lintell, M. "The Environmental Quality of City Streets." Journal of the American Institute of Planners, JAIP, vol. 38, no.2. (March 1972): The effect of traffic on community ties – Appleyard and Lintell, 1972 Traffic Impact: 1970s
Greener Scotland Active Travel Campaign 2014: Not far? Leave the car. In Scotland, one in three car journeys is under two miles and nearly a quarter of all our trips are one mile or less Active travel can help improve your health and well-being, save money, reduce carbon emissions and play your part in making Scotland cleaner and greener Walking to and from work can provide valuable thinking time and relieve stresses of the day,
Responsible Parking Bill Photo: Oxfordshire Living Streets
Walkable Communities Project Successes: Bringing people together Quick wins- litter, dog fouling, graffitti, clutter New paths, access improvements for mobility impaired Raised expectations and aspirations
Dundee City Centre: 1980 to 2010 Images: Living Streets (R) Neil Gellatly (L).
Little changes, Large impact Images: Jon Dales/Local Transport Today.
Photo copyright: strong/dunna-chuck-bruck
Keith Irving Head of Living Streets Scotland Tel: Thank You We are grateful for the support of: