Want to fire people up about energy use?
Not a spark of interest?
And our Streets-wise programme gives you everything you need to set up a new Transition Streets project in your area. Transition Initiatives and community organisations who’ve used the programme explain how it works:
‘Transition Streets sounds like a very good idea, but also a bit scary,’ says Kate Forrester of Transition Dorchester. ‘I’m not one of those people who goes round knocking on doors. I found it daunting initiating something with neighbours who I normally just talk about the weather with!’
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‘Transition Streets has had a huge impact in terms of enabling Transition Town Totnes to deepen and broaden its work,’ says Rob Hopkins, co-founder of Transition Town Totnes. ‘It helped us to build key partnerships, and brought a great deal of respect and kudos. Most importantly though, people who have completed it, in spite of saving significant amounts of money and carbon, rave about the new relationships Transition Streets has led to, and how they feel more a part of the community. It is here that the key power of Transition Streets lies for me.’
From Totnes district? Totnes Streets shows you how to start a group in your street.