Planning reform is coming
The Government has launched proposals to reform the planning system. What could this mean for transport?
Checklist for new housing developments
What are the specific elements that make up a non-car-dependent housing development? We’ve produced a Checklist.
Garden Communities: visions and reality
Our report on Garden Villages and Garden Towns found that they risk condemning their residents to car-dependent lifestyles.
Reform to the planning system needs to make it easier to build housing served by #trams, #LightRail, #buses & #trains, with great #cycling & #walking routes.
If you agree, please add your voice to our #HomesWithoutJams campaign here:
It's a grey Monday - let's cheer up with photos of inspiring, non car-based developments around the world. Here's Tim Pharoah's pic of Vauban in Freiburg, Germany. All homes are a short walk from a tram stop; a network of walking/cycling paths filters out cars.
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Full marks to @WelshGovernment for clear policies to move away from greenfield car-based sprawl. The National Plan uses straightforward language to explain how new homes must be coordinated with investment in public transport & active travel. #FutureWales