2009 July


From the blog

Living Streets’ 80th birthday survey

The excellent Living Streets want your views on what would transform a street you use everyday into a safe, attractive and enjoyable place for everyone. It's a dead short survey and will help guide their future strategy. 80 huh?  walkit.com […]

Essential evidence: the benefits of walking and cycling

Dr Adrian Davis, 'Public Health support to City Development' at Bristol City Council is putting together an interesting set of punchy one-siders that provide peer-reviewed evidence for the benefits of cycling and walking. He adds to them on a weekly […]

The new ‘UK Low Carbon Transition Plan’: what role for walking?

The Government today published its Low Carbon Transition Plan. It plots out how the UK will meet a cut in emissions of 34% on 1990 levels by 2020. It says that by 2020: More than 1.2 million people will be […]

walkit.com debate: Top Gear – the Marmite of TV programming?

Do you watch Top Gear? We hope some of you do.  If there wasn't a bit in the middle of a Venn diagram where walkit.com users intersect with Top Gear viewers I think we'd have a problem on our hands. […]

Annual user survey results:  32% now ‘always’ or ‘often’ walking rather than taking the car

We thought you might be interested in a summary of the results of the survey we ran on the site in May. Here are some headlines: Nearly 80% of respondents say that walkit.com has encouraged them (at least once) to […]

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