Did you know that not a single pedestrian or cyclist died in a traffic incident in the city of Oslo in 2019?
This is the sort of amazing thing that can happen when the number of cars on our roads is reduced.
To celebrate World Car Free Day, Possible is highlighting what people around the world really think about car-free cities. (Spoiler: people love them.)
These stories show that the predicted problems hardly ever come about. People adapt their travelling habits, support gradually grows and the majority do not want to go back to how things were before.
Possible has brought together success stories from every corner of the globe onto one inspiring, interactive map:
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Traffic filters and low-traffic neighbourhoods have been the target of some toxic discourse recently.— Possible (@_wearepossible) September 15, 2021
So we decided to set the record straight. We did some door-knocking around the country and we’ve got some heartening stats for everyone.
Possible says: “Would you like to see more traffic filters around your streets? Why don’t you write to your local councillor and ask them to read our survey results and respond with a firmer commitment to introducing modal filters/LTNs?”
They have created an online form that makes this quick and easy. Head to this link to show your support:
Read Positive News’s report on this topic: