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Voluntary communications executive

Bristol Walking Alliance is seeking a voluntary communications executive.

Walking is the most accessible and egalitarian form of transport there is – but it’s often ignored. Bristol Walking Alliance believes that walking can change the world, and we are working to make sure it’s no longer the forgotten form of transport.… Continue reading

BWA asks of mayoral candidates May 2020

Bristol Walking Alliance has written to the candidates in the Bristol Mayor election in May, encouraging them to include walking-friendly policies in their manifestos.

One of our two main concerns is with the implementation of the ten action points on walking set out on page 51 of the Bristol Transport Strategy, which the City Council adopted in July 2019.… Continue reading

Temple Quarter Campus

The University of Bristol has submitted a detailed planning application (19/05746/M) for its new campus beside Temple Meads Station. The design of the public realm near the junction with Cattle Market Road has gone though several iterations, but the latest proposals are an improvement in terms of giving clear and relatively direct routes for both pedestrians and cyclists passing the campus as well as those terminating or originating there.… Continue reading

Commenting on Public Realm proposals

Whenever proposals are put forward for changes to the public realm (a planning term for all outdoor areas where the public is allowed access) Bristol Walking Alliance is keen to comment from the perspective of the pedestrian. We are increasingly getting involved in early consultations, sometimes even before proposals are made public.… Continue reading