Living Streets - formally the Pedestrians' Association - recently celebrated its 85th birthday. In a specially commissioned article, the organisation tells Transport Network how it has kept leading the way on safety and urban realm developments for nearly a century.
Sometimes the most important developments in history get taken for granted. It is argued the provision of sewage disposal and clean piped water represents the biggest milestone in public health for the last 150 years. One could also say the car is the single most important innovation when it comes to the impact on our urban landscape design.