Transport and infrastructure

Affordable, accessible and sustainable transport and infrastructure are crucial to the economy and wellbeing of every community.

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Can e-scooters save us from ‘carmageddon’?

As part of the UK’s ‘green restart of local transport’ e-scooters trials have been brought forward, with many local authorities already in talks with providers. What are some of the regulatory concerns for local government, and what can we learn from other countries’ mistakes?

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post Blog
Members

Looking ahead: Eight ways local government can encourage active travel

This briefing outlines some of the temporary measures to encourage and support active travel that have been effectively implemented by councils, before exploring practical and permanent ways of continuing the trend long-term.

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Briefing

Pandemic Perspectives: Urban change

Hannah Muirhead explores the varying insights and reflections of columnists and experts around the world on what the impact of coronavirus on cities might be, building a picture of what the ongoing narrative looks like regarding issues such as density, transforming spaces and the movement of people.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post Blog
Members

Choosing the right electric vehicles for a local government fleet

This briefing explains the main categories and features of the different EV technologies along with their potential long-term futures and, in addition, looks at some of the ways a council can smooth the transition of their fleet to plug-in electric vehicles.

Australia Briefing
Members & Followers

The role of active travel in our recovery from Covid-19

Following unprecedented levels of walking and cycling in the last couple of months, attention is now turning to the important role that active travel will play as the lockdown is eased but there is a continued need to avoid public transport wherever possible.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing
Members

Decarbonising transport

Decarbonising transport: setting the challenge is the first step in the development of a Transport Decarbonisation Plan which will set out in detail the actions that are needed across all modes of transport in order to meet the Government’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050.

England & Wales, Scotland Briefing