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School Street Closures and Traffic Displacement

Overview

Organisation:
Edinburgh Napier

Media type:
Academic Research

Topic:
Active Travel

Setting:
Individuals, Town centres / Urban, Pupils & students / education

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School Street Closures and Traffic Displacement
‘School Street Closures and Traffic Displacement Project: A Literature Review’ has found that school street closures can improve the number of children walking, cycling and wheeling to school without creating road safety problems.

Key statistics

A majority
of parents and residents support school street closures
An increase in school street closures would also not result in traffic displacement causing road safety issues in neighbouring streets.
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