FAQs about LTNs

Learn why reducing traffic improves streets for residents and businesses.

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FAQs about LTNs
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Business: LTNs are good for business.

Consultation: If they are given time to settle in people always want to keep LTNs.

Disabled Access: LTNs work for the disabled, even for those that need to use cars.

Emergency Service Access: The emergency services themselves ensure that LTNs work for them.

Fairness: LTNs are a beacon of fairness in the transport world's morass of inequity.

Health: LTNs improve everyone's health.

Traffic: Given time to settle in, LTNs cause traffic to reduce overall, even on main roads.

LTNs from early 2020s – research findings: We produced those seven FAQ pages several years ago. Since then, LTNs have been implemented in Islington and other London boroughs and now (June 2023) they have been in place for a year or so. Researchers have looked at the data to start to assess how well the LTNs are performing.