A meeting to be held at the Watershed on Tuesday 21st November at 6.45pm, sponsored by Bristol Health Partners in association with BWA, will consider the question “Is it Safe to Walk?”.… Continue reading
BWA will be holding a public meeting during Bristol Walkfest 2022 to highlight our proposals to improve the experience of walking and the pedestrian environment.
Walkfest: 50 Ways to Better Walking
Tuesday 24 May 2022, 7pm-9pm, Watershed, Bristol
Based on the well-received booklet 50 Ways to Better Walking that we launched in November, at this free meeting we will take a look at some aspects of the pedestrian environment that affect all of us, from public toilets to pedestrian crossings, pavement parking to signposts.… Continue reading
As part of Bristol WalkFest, Bristol Walking Alliance and Bristol Health Partners have organised an online talk ‘Women Who Walk‘ on Tuesday 18th May at 7.30pm.
Chaired by BWA’s Suzanne Audrey, it will be an opportunity to hear Rhiane Fatinikun, founder of Black Girls Hike UK, and Sonia Overall, founder of Women Who Walk, talk about their organisations – and a chance to ask questions about what walking means to them.… Continue reading
An opportunity for the public, academics, policy makers and practitioners to get together and consider the thorny issue of parking in Bristol. Speakers will outline a range of parking-related issues, with plenty of opportunity for you to give your views on what to include in a future Bristol Parking Strategy.… Continue reading
It’s an extra special Walk to School Week for Living Streets this year as we celebrate our 90th anniversary. Strider (our orange foot mascot) will be walking his way across the city and taking part in lots of exciting activities.… Continue reading
Bristol Walking Alliance events during Bristol Walk Fest explore the walkability of Bristol.
How walkable is Bristol? This is the question at the centre of Bristol Walking Alliance (BWA) events for 2019’s Bristol Walk Fest, which runs throughout May.… Continue reading
BWA will be at the annual Bristol Walking Festival.
Do the city centre streets work well for walking? Join a small group walk to share your views and listen to others.… Continue reading
Pavement Parking: Problems and Solutions
Monday 9th October, 11.00am-1.00pm
The Foundation, Lower ground floor, 1 St George’s Rd, Bristol BS1 5BE
A lively debate organised by Bristol Walking Alliance and SHINE (Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments).… Continue reading
On 15th November, 17 of us met at City Hall to exchange ideas on how walking can be supported and promoted through Neighbourhood Partnerships. With people attending from 10 of the 14 NPs, this showed that walking is seen as an important part of how we get around and interact with each other in neighbourhoods across the city.… Continue reading
On Saturday 15th October, as part of Healthy City Week, we hosted a ‘Walkable Neighbourhoods’ event. Forty individuals from across the city came together to discuss how we can make neighbourhoods in Bristol better for pedestrians.… Continue reading