7 of 25 Principle 7

Principle 7:

Provide a clear hierarchy of vehicular, cycle and pedestrian routes to ensure the safe movement of people through the district.

Example actions:

Deliver a more compact and well-connected district by providing well-designed walking and cycling routes, ensuring ease of movement and accessibility for all users throughout the district.

Take an innovative approach to traffic management (using spatial and temporal controls) to achieve optimum balance between functionality, public health, business and civic life.

Experiment with temporary closure of streets to gain understanding of the potential benefits and challenges of reimagining Oxford Street as a place where pedestrians have priority.