One – End the domination of traffic
Playing near their homes is the area of children’s play lives that has been most curtailed by the modern world. Research shows that traffic – moving and stationary – is the greatest enemy of street play. Traffic calming schemes alone do little to reverse this trend. What is needed is more home-zones, pedestrian areas, and shared space designs – as the norm, not the exception – so that the streets where people live are once again for people of all ages to enjoy, not just for vehicles to drive down.
This is just one of the 10 key steps written by author Jillian Glover, to read the whole story go HERE.