Leaflets have appeared on the estate encouraging people to support Low Traffic Neighbourhoods. I have a whole raft of messages from people who are extremely concerned about their own and their neighbours’ safety in those cut-off zones.
They are cut off from
- Emergency access
- taxi drop offs and pick ups
Old Bethnal Green Road hub seems to have become a paradise for drug dealing. People are afraid to walk home without traffic and exposed without being able to get a taxi to drop them off near their doors. Health care workers take longer to reach patients.