The Government wants to reform the planning system in England – but Transport for New Homes fears that the proposals will lead to more car-dependent housing being built. Find out more and tell the Government what you think of its Planning White Paper.

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Planning reform is coming

The Government has launched proposals to reform the planning system. What could this mean for transport?

Examining new housing

Checklist for new housing developments

What are the specific elements that make up a non-car-dependent housing development? We’ve produced a Checklist.


The original Transport for New Homes report

Our 2018 report revealed the deep flaws in the planning system which leave residents of new housing developments dependent on cars.

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The Planning White Paper – how to respond

The government is consulting on proposals to reform the planning system in England. Unfortunately, Transport for New Homes is concerned ...
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3 days ago
The Government's Planning White Paper could lead to more houses being built far from jobs, shops and services, in places hard to access by public transport, walking or cycling. Find out more and use our quick form to tell the Government what you think:
5 days ago
Good piece by @thetcpa about Garden Communities & transport:
Holistically-planned new communities are a chance to get transport right; but as our #GardenVillageVisions report showed there's a real danger of this chance being missed:
5 days ago
We need more housing. But it must be built in the right places & designed around public transport, walking, cycling & local facilities, so that residents don't have to drive everywhere. For more info and to have your say on the Planning White Paper: