BWA launched its new booklet 50 Ways to Better Walking, which lists fifty practical measures to improve the pedestrian environment, at Bristol City Council’s Full Council meeting at City Hall on Tuesday 9th November 2021.
The photo above shows Cllr Lesley Alexander, Cllr Christine Townsend, Cllr Ed Plowden, Cllr Lisa Stone, Suzanne Audrey (BWA), Ben Barker (BWA) , Cllr Lorraine Francis, Alan Morris (BWA) and Cllr Alex Hartley.
Also present, in the photo above, was Cllr Philippa Hulme, joining BWA Chair Alan Morris and BWA Exec members Suzanne Audrey and Ben Barker.
Six Bristol councillors have accepted an invitation from BWA to become walking champions within their political parties. The six councillors are: Cllr Lesley Alexander (Con); Cllr Alex Hartley (Lib Dem); Cllr Philippa Hulme (Lab) and Cllrs Lorraine Francis, Lisa Stone and Christine Townsend (Green). They have collectively welcomed the 50 Ways to Better Walking booklet and promised to promote it.
In a joint statement, the six walking champions said: “All political parties are committed to encouraging walking as the healthiest and most sustainable form of transport. We welcome this clear account of fifty ways to transform walking in Bristol. We will do our best to make sure the City Council and others take action.”
Alan Morris presented a statement from BWA to Full Council to accompany the launch.