Almost 300 North Tynesiders join our first ever kidical mass!

More than 270 riders of all ages and abilities, from tiny children in trailers to grandparents on ebikes, and everyone in between, joined our first ever North Tyneside kidical mass ride on Sunday (15th May). We were expecting maybe 100 to 120 riders and were blown away by the local excitement and enthusiasm for this […]

Time to re-imagine our high streets and make it happen – What’s next for Park View?

Many of us still fondly remember Park View Saturdays last summer. North Tyneside Council introduced pedestrian and cyclist zones along Park View and the Fish Quay, under experimental traffic orders, to facilitate social distancing and enable active travel. These trials lasted for four months only, from 1 July to 2 November 2020. They were funded […]

Living Streets North Tyneside – Public Statement

It is with huge disappointment that we learned on 21 October that North Tyneside Council decided to remove the pop-up Sunrise Cycleway, and the pedestrian and cyclist zones on Park View and on the Fish Quay, after half term.   We believe these trials addressed not just the need to create safe space for social distancing, […]

Coastal Cycleway & Pedestrianisation FAQs – October 2020

Did the pedestrianisation trials and pop up cycleway happen just to support social distancing? No, this was only one of several aims.  North Tyneside bid for funding for  “ increased capacity for walking and cycling to shops and local services”, “supporting local businesses by providing additional space to maintain social distancing”, “relieve pressure on public transport by […]