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Local Transport Today
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Leeds City Council is holding further talks with blind and partially sighted groups to try and find an acceptable policy on the provision of shared... continue
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In his Pre-budget Report, presented today, Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that £3bn of capital spending on housing, education, transport... continue
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The DCLG’s consultant on the Sustainability Appraisal, Scott Wilson, makes the following comments on the transport aspects of the shortlisted... continue
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Ministers have been accused of watering down the transport aspects of eco-towns in a new draft Planning Policy Statement published last week... continue
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Boris Johnson has given his clearest articulation yet of how he wants to change the capital’s transport system with a heavy emphasis on making... continue
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Nothing short of a revolution in the transport aspects of new housing developments is necessary to tackle climate change, according to a new report... continue
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The provision of cycle storage facilities and a room for home working will help new homes gain a higher rating under a new environmental coding... continue
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The average number of residential parking spaces in eco-towns should be no more than one per dwelling and, ideally, should be as low as 0.6,... continue
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No residents of the proposed Middle Quinton eco-town in Warwickshire will have to pay for residents’ parking, the promoter’s consultant... continue
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Reading Borough Council has voiced concern that neighbouring Wokingham Borough Council’s development plans could lead to thousands more car... continue
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Councils in England have voiced concern that the Government’s draft Planning Policy Statement 6 on town centres (LTT25 Jul) could pave the way... continue
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Transport modelling work for the proposed Weston Otmoor eco-town in Oxfordshire was still on hold this week pending a final resolution of the dispute... continue
Local Transport Today
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Many transport infrastructure schemes across Britain have benefited from the buoyant property market of the early 21st century and scores more have... continue
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Bus passengers in Newport, Wales’ third city, were promised a new bus station as part of a £200m redevelopment of a swathe of the city... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council said this week   it will not participate in any more work on “fairytale” plans for an eco-town at... continue
Local Transport Today
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People who live on heavily trafficked streets have far fewer friends and acquaintances nearby than those living on lightly trafficked streets,... continue
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The Government’s eco-town plans will be tested in the High Court after a judge agreed with opponents of one town that there was a case for... continue
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News that the Government’s eco-town plans will now be scrutinised in the High Court will not come as a complete surprise to anyone who has been... continue
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By Andrew Forster
More than 300 organisations from across the public and private sectors have responded to the Government’s draft plans to relax planning rules... continue
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A package of measures to reduce journey lengths and car dependency has been put forward by environmental transport consultant Keith Buchan. Buchan's... continue
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