A street or group of streets designed or converted to suit the needs of pedestrians and cyclists rather than motorists, which can open up the street for more social/leisure uses.
A residential street which has been designed to give greater space and priority to residents and pedestrians, whilst significantly reducing the space available to motorised vehicles.
a pedestrian and cyclist-oriented group of streets where motorists are encouraged, through traffic calming and other features, to drive safely
a residential street where people come before
a residential street where the living environment clearly predominates over any provision for traffic
a street or group of streets designed primarily to meet the interests of pedestrians and cyclists rather than motorists, opening up the street for social use
Aim to reduce danger and dominance of motor vehicles in residential areas and make neighbourhoods easier and more pleasant to walk, cycle and live in.
A home zone is a street or group of streets designed in such a way as to improve the experience of local people dwelling, walking and cycling there and thus increase the social use of such spaces. Local people should be closely involved in the design work.
A Home Zone in the United Kingdom is a street or group of streets in a built-up area that are designed using principles similar to those of living streets, primarily to meet the interests of the local community, and particularly pedestrians and cyclists rather than motor vehicles, enabling the street to operate primarily as a space for social use. These principles contrast with those of shared space type schemes which aim to give all road users equal priority.