liveable neighbourhoods

A view down a residential street with a green area on the left and houses on the right.

Podcasts

Listen: Why are people so attached to their cars? Bristol prepares for its first ‘liveable neighbourhood’

The council will soon launch a formal consultation on the controversial East Bristol Liveable Neighbourhood, before the trial traffic-restriction scheme comes in early next year.

Council to consult more on East Bristol Liveable Neighbourhood scheme after backlash

‘We want them to listen to us’: fear and anger in Somali community over liveable neighbourhood plans

Features

Division emerges over Bristol’s first liveable neighbourhood scheme

In a trial later this year, cars will be prevented from driving through a large area of Barton Hill, Redfield and St George. The plans have sparked passionate support and equally intense opposition. 

Future of Cities

Car-free utopia or burning bollards: how can Bristol build a truly ‘liveable’ neighbourhood?

Reports

Major restrictions on cars revealed in Bristol’s first liveable neighbourhood scheme

Too many cars? On the streets in Bristol’s future first ‘liveable neighbourhood’

Restricting through traffic in the dense residential areas of Barton Hill, Redfield and St George will reduce pollution and encourage walking and cycling. But first, the council has to win people over.