2010 October


From the blog

Londoners Diary

It’s competition time again here at walkit.com. We’ve got our hands on 3 copies of the brand new 2011 Londoner’s Diary, courtesy of LBC 97.3FM (also available here) This hardback diary includes week-to-view pages for fast and easy organisation, monthly […]

Plot search form note

We hope you've noticed the new orange 'Plot' tab on the search form: It's been a popular request for some time now, and we're delighted to add it to the growing list of features on walkit.com. In brief, it lets […]

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Energy Saving Week

25 October 2010 by martin 0 comments

The Energy Saving Trust are running their annual Energy Saving Week from the 25th to the 29th of October. The week involves providing advice, tools and support to groups, organisations and individuals in order for them to take control of […]

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Putting London on the map

13 October 2010 by martin 0 comments

Last month, the Ramblers launched their campaign to Put London on the map. The aim of the campaign is to safeguard the city's historic footpaths, in order to ensure that the city remains pedestrian friendly. Walking is a low cost […]


Curvy zebra crossings

6 October 2010 by martin 5 comments

Hmmm…not convinced by this: It's an 'ergo crosswalk' by jae min lim from Korea  – one of the 240 shortlisted entries from more than 5100 participants in a 'design for all' competition at the Seoul Design Fair 2010.  More here. The […]

Introducing Dudley!

Introducing Dudley!

6 October 2010 by martin 0 comments

We're pleased to have now added Dudley to our growing list of walkit.com towns and cities. Dudley is part of an expansion of walkit.com's coverage of the West Midlands Region, and is the first to go live. Watch this space […]

“Near-catastrophic breakdown in sustainability” says Hammond (Philip, not Richard)

Quite an interesting speech from the transport secretary (for England), Philip Hammond, saying that the Coalition Government is 'committed to the sustainability agenda in everything it does, including transport', following 'a near-catastrophic breakdown in sustainability' in Britain over the last few years. He […]

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