How 'walkable' is Bristol?

Date: 29 May 2019
Time: 7pm - 8:30pm
Cost: Free

During Bristol Walkfest 2019, the 'walkability' of several neighbourhoods will be considered.

Walkability is a measure of how friendly an area is to walking and the extent to which the built environment is friendly to the presence of people living, shopping, visiting, enjoying or spending time in an area. Factors affecting walkability include, but are not limited to: quality of footpaths and pavements, street design and use, volumes of motorised traffic, convenience of walking routes, safety, road crossings, places to rest, lighting, signage and more ...

The Bristol walks to assess walkability include: routes to school in Easton; walking routes to Broadwalk Shopping Centre; walking around Westbury-on-Trym village. Come and join us to find out the results.

The programme for the evening:

  • 6.45pm Arrivals and light refreshments
  • 7.00pm Why does 'walkability' matter?
  • 7.20pm Walking to school in Easton
  • 7.40pm Walking to Broadwalk Shopping Centre
  • 8.00pm Walking in Westbury-on-Trym
  • 8.20pm General discussion
  • 8.30pm Close, with time for informal mingling and light refreshments
Event address: Watershed
1 Canon's Rd
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