London Car Free Day - 22nd Sept

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by hash tag, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. hash tag

    hash tag member

    Following in the heels of other great city's, Mr Khan is closing down some of the capital's streets on Sunday 22nd September. By coincidence, this also happens to be London Open House day which is great.
    Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution

    I don't know what this will me for me or my colleagues who have to work/drive around in private cars?
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  2. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    doing something different i suppose
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  3. hash tag

    hash tag member

    Not possible to offer alternatives. We have no control over what calls we get, what we have to go out to.
  4. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    you've 90 days to come up with alternatives
  5. Chilli.s

    Chilli.s changed the little words

    Misread this as free public transport day.
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  6. DJWrongspeed

    DJWrongspeed radio eros

    Great news although would it not have been better to capitalise on the RideLondon/Freecycle weekend in August that shuts loads of road anyway and is during peak holiday season?

    Anyway if Paris can do I'm sure London can :cool: but just wait for the inevitable moaners.
  7. shakespearegirl

    shakespearegirl just worked out taglines

    Great news. Was recently in Bogotá where every Sunday loads of roads are shut and people cycle/skate/run around the city. If a city dominated by driving with shit public transport can do it, london should be able to cope
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  8. Gramsci

    Gramsci Well-Known Member

    Its all very well for the Mayor to pull off stunts like this. He could do more like take Councils to task who try to sell off play space.

    As in Loughborough Junction. Where residents have been having two year struggle with Labour Council over disposing of an Adventure playground.

    Its not car free day political stunt that is needed its proper strategy to defend and support Youth provision. Including holding onto to land that is for Youth provision. Rather than seeing it as real estate to sell off to plug Council finances.
  9. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    two days after the called out worldwide climate general strike (Fri 20 Sept), which in itself kicks off a week of extinction rebellion actions quite appropriate

    What is the car free zone exactly?
  10. hash tag

    hash tag member

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