I believe that if airports come to understand how to deliver for communities – and want to deliver – they can thrive and possibly even grow without the local opposition they currently face. Across the world there is conflict between airports and their local communities. Some airports pay little attention to the needs of theContinue reading “How airports can deliver for local communities….”
first written in 1995! as relevant as ever 25 years on! Parking policies are emerging as crucial to reducing the number of journeys made by car. The Transport Research Laboratory has come out with some significant findings: Doubling parking charges and halving the number of parking spaces, plus improving public transport, would cut traffic onContinue reading “The Place of Parking in Reducing Traffic”
Look at these statistics: Nearly a fifth of the UK’s urban population are estimated to be exposed to harmful levels of noise (1); One in six Britons has been forced to move house because of noise (2). And Britain is becoming noisier overall: the Government’s most recent National Noise Attitude Survey found “a strongly statistically significant increase”Continue reading “Why Noise Matters”
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