New housing in the UK is too often built around car use, with residents having little choice but to drive for almost every journey. What are the specific elements that make up a non-car-dependent housing development? Transport for New Homes has produced a Checklist for new housing developments.

In 2016-18 we visited more than 20 new housing developments to assess their levels of car-dependency. Read a summary of what we found.

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Transport for New Homes Award

Our new award, part of Transport Planning Day 2019, recognises non car-dependent housing.

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2 days ago
Hi @PlaceNorthWest, interested in discussing how new housing can be better integrated with sustainable transport? Come along to our event on Monday, and please share with your property & regeneration network - it would be great to get their input:
2 days ago
Our #Manchester event is coming up on Monday!

Too many new housing estates lack cycle routes, public transport & sometimes even pavements, leaving residents little choice but to drive. What needs to change?

Get your ticket here, £5 including a drink:
5 days ago
Just a week to go until our Manchester event! Tickets just £5: