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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Transport for New Homes Award: shortlist announced

Over the summer, we asked members of the public, professionals and developers to nominate recent UK developments of more than ...
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1 week ago
Great to see the Transport for New Homes Award covered in this piece by @infra_intel: https://t.co/EGZkhruO7e
We look forward to announcing the winner on 20 Nov, #TPDay2019.
@TransPlanSoc
2 weeks ago
We're very pleased to be featured in The Planner Magazine with a piece about the Transport for New Homes Award: https://t.co/pYECsVg2F5
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2 weeks ago
Find out more about the finalists for the Transport for New Homes Award 2019: https://t.co/Kruit9XZVu
We look forward to announcing the winner on 20 Nov, #TPDay2019.
@TransPlanSoc https://t.co/l3Feoq7ZQV