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.
Do you like the idea of 15-minute neighbourhoods?
Beware: a proposed change to 'permitted development rights' could make it harder to plan communities with a mix of homes, shops & services.
Consultation closes tomorrow; here's our blog: https://t.co/CrqlP2zdo0
Great report from @RTPIPlanners: https://t.co/Ko1d0mQc4C
The planning system should "focus on maximising the potential for local living... Residual travel demand should be shifted away from private vehicles to active, public and shared forms of transport."
To avoid car-dependence, new housing should have local amenities on its doorstep. But a proposed change to 'permitted development rights' could make this harder to achieve. Read our latest blog and respond to the consultation: https://t.co/CrqlP2zdo0