Join-up local transport and planning to maximise the benefits of investment in new housing

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The opportunity to maximise the economic and social benefits of public and private investment in new housing are being missed due to a disconnect between sustainable transport and the location of new developments, according to a new report for the Transport Knowledge Hub, published today. Download PDF The independent report, written by KPMG, identifies an…

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Transport and Housing – a view from Leeds City Region

As the pressures increase on Government and private sector to build more houses, it is welcome to see a growing momentum to better link houses with a sustainable transport network. It is hard to have this conversation without thinking about the future of mobility and what people want from where they live and how they…

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The Transport Knowledge Hub highlights from the past year

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Politically, 2018 has been one of the most tumultuous years in living memory, dominated by the UK’s fast approaching withdrawal from the European Union. For the Transport Knowledge Hub (TKH), 2018 was an exciting year, which has seen the TKH community grow and continue to facilitate an environment to encourage best practice and to reflect…

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Transport Knowledge Hub event in Bristol

The Transport Knowledge (TKH) hosted the fourth of a series of events across the UK on the importance of sustainable transport in the development of new housing. This week, we were in Bristol to hear about the opportunities and barriers for a more integrated approach between housing and transport. It was kindly hosted by KPMG…

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Why long term devolved funding, can ensure delivery on a local and national scale

If you work in public transport and you live outside of London, chances are you have been asked at some point, ‘Why can’t we have a system like London?’ When devolution was first tabled, the aspiration was for ‘Transport for London-style bodies operating at city-region or city-county level, integrated highways and rail functions and long-term…

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Housing and Transport: The importance of achieving an integrated approach

The Transport Knowledge Hub (TKH) is currently holding a series of events across the UK on the topic of how sustainable transport can unlock the benefits of new housing which has been attended by experts across the housing and transport sector, in addition to representatives from local and national government. Given the scale and challenge…

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Transport Knowledge Hub Midlands event on sustainable transport and housing

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The Transport Knowledge (TKH) hosted the second of a series of events across the UK on the importance of sustainable transport in the development of new housing. This week, we were in the Midlands to hear about the opportunities and barriers for a more integrated approach between housing and transport. It was kindly hosted by…

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