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.
Bristol will be celebrating with five street parties across the week.… 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.
BWA, with partners Living Streets Bristol and Bristol Health Partners, will be running several guided walks in Bristol’s neighbourhoods, followed by a culmination event that brings together the findings on the evening of 29 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.
Date: Tuesday 1st May at 10.30am, repeated on Wednesday 2nd May at 6pm.… 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). Speakers from the University of Bristol, Bristol Disability Equality Forum and Sustrans will examine the difficulties arising from parking on pavements and how community engagement and city policy could tackle the accessibility issues and health implications of pavement parking in Bristol.… 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. There were people attending from 11 of the 14 Neighbourhood Partnership areas, Bristol City Council, equalities groups, and voluntary and community organisations.… Continue reading
The SHINE healthy environment team is organising an event on “shared use routes” on the afternoon of Tuesday 1st November 2016. You are invited to a discussion about how to improve shared use routes, and resolve concerns about tension and conflict between people who walk and people who cycle.… Continue reading
At the Citywide Neighbourhood Partnership meeting last week, Carew Reynell and I led a short session that introduced the Bristol Walking Alliance. With six NPs already having joined the Alliance, and another imminent, the walking needs of our neighbourhoods are already a significant part of the work of the Alliance.… Continue reading
You are invited to join us for the launch of Bristol Walking Alliance, 6.30-8.30pm on Tuesday 17th May 2016 in The Watershed (Waterside 3). The event is FREE but booking is required through Eventbrite.
This is a chance for local people, voluntary groups, policy makers, transport planners, urban designers and others with an interest in walking to consider ways to support and improve the pedestrian environment.… Continue reading
How the Bristol Walking Alliance started.
In May 2015, Suzanne Audrey, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, gave a talk as part of the Bristol Walking Festival on “Is walking a neglected mode of transport?” Continue reading “Is walking a neglected mode of transport?”