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.

Read the report

Lund, Sweden

Transport for New Homes Award

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

An event

Come to an event

Join us at one of our events to discuss how we can build healthy, liveable communities where residents can walk, cycle and use public transport to go about their daily lives.

Latest blog

Camilla Ween

Looking to the UN Sustainable Development Goals to guide good urban growth

Guest blog by Camilla Ween, RIBA, MCIHT, AoU, Harvard Loeb Fellow The planet is in a climate crisis and the ...
Read More

Twitter

1 day ago
If you agree, why not sign up to receive our e-newsletter? We'd love to keep in touch:
https://t.co/ZpQs4OMFij https://t.co/W3HIJvzuBX
3 days ago
The Transport for New Homes Charter lays out what we're working to achieve: https://t.co/6tTzNB0zdp https://t.co/OWMPfmQvNu
5 days ago
This exciting opportunity from @F_I_Transport promises to develop the skills and expertise of activists uncovering and developing solutions to transport's climate impact. https://t.co/IMNW8qtUqL