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11/01/2018

Creating better streets: Inclusive and accessible places review

The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) has published theĀ Creating better streets: Inclusive and accessible places review.

The aims of this review are to

  • Set street design within the overall context of the statutory requirements on local authorities set out in the Equality Act 2010 and other legislation,
  • Set a framework of clear objectives that authorities can use to provide the basis for developing designs and the monitoring of completed schemes,
  • Review a range of schemes identified as shared space and draw a number of conclusions around the typical bene ts and impacts of such schemes,
  • Suggest a classification of different street design types that might be helpful in developing approaches to future schemes, and
  • Recommend areas where further work is required by the profession and by government.