Topic: Transport and infrastructure

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

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Members & Global Local

Are community infrastructure benchmarks fit for purpose?

This briefing is the first in a series which looks at community infrastructure planning. In particular, this provides an overview of the current infrastructure benchmarks, how to use them, what to be aware of, and how they need to adapt.

Australia Briefing

See Her Elected and the campaign for equality in 2024 local elections and beyond

As part of LGIU’s coverage for International Women’s Day, Dr Michelle Maher, Programme Manager of See Her Elected, discusses how they are working to increase women’s participation in local government, especially ahead of the 2024 local elections.

Ireland, Northern Ireland Blog-article With case study

Clew Bay Bike Trail – Building momentum in Mayo

First in our series of articles exploring the winners at Chambers Ireland 2022 Excellence in Local Government Awards, we hear from Mayo County Council on how the Clew Bike trail won the Supporting Tourism Award.

Ireland Blog-article With case study

Driving a circular economy approach to soft plastic recycling

Collecting and diverting materials from landfills is one thing but creating a circular economy for recyclable materials is another. While countries across the world operate various structures to incentivise the return of recyclable goods, this blog explores Bendigo’s plan to incentivise a circular economy for recyclable goods. 

Australia Blog-article With case study
Members

England policy round-up: December 2022 and January 2023

This policy round-up for England looks at policy announcements and publications from December 2022 and January 2023. After the hiatus of the summer and turmoil of early autumn, government departments are getting back to the usual rhythm of policy business, and there have been some significant announcements.

England & Wales Briefing

Collection: 20-Minute Neighbourhoods

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the lockdowns imposed across the globe put a magnifying glass over local infrastructure – in many cases exposing gaps and inequality. The result has been renewed enthusiasm for 20-minute cities, which prioritise local access to services. In this collection, we dive into the urban planning ideal to provide a local government…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

Global Local bulletin: Year in Review Part Two

Our year in review - local solutions to global challenges. The second of two editions rounding up 2022, with a focus on the challenges faced by local government around planning and built environment.

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Members & Global Local

Rural, Coastal and Island issues- Global Local Executive Panel

Our final Global Executive Panel for 2022, this briefing summarises the December 2022 LGIU and VLGA rural, coastal and island panel. Bringing together Chief Executives from Ireland, the UK and Australia, this briefing shares the highlights of the panel and the experiences of Chief Executives facing the unique challenges in rural, coastal and island communities.

Australia, Global, Ireland, Scotland Briefing With case study