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Sustainable transport

Building on the success of Enjoy Waltham Forest, the Council is creating more pleasant streets and neighbourhoods in which people can more easily walk and cycle to create a cleaner, greener, and healthier borough for all.

The borough’s roads are being re-prioritised to encourage more walking and cycling. Road safety has been improved by delivering new road filters, part-time road closures, new segregated cycle lanes, improved pedestrian crossings, new pocket parks, new bike hangars, tree planting, 20mph speed limits on most residential roads plus some main routes, free cycle skills training, and bike hire to encourage cycling. A few key highlights in recent years include: