This report was prepared for Sunderland, as part of the Centre for Cities research programme ‘Unlocking City Potential and Sustaining City Growth'.
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This report defines integrated transport, explains why it is critical to Britain's city economies, and explores policy changes that would help to create better integrated public transport networks in city-regions like Greater Manchester and Tyneside.
Centre for Cities looks at the role of housing policy in both promoting economic growth and regenerating more deprived urban areas.
Congestion charging remains a political minefield. As the consultation on the Western Extension of London's congestion charging scheme comes to an end - and Greater Manchester heads towards a referendum of its own - it is time to revisit the big economic questions behind congestion charging.
This All Party Urban Development Group (APUDG) report looks at what needs to be done by both the public and private sectors to reduce the energy use of cities' existing non-domestic buildings and finds that better measurement, greater awareness and systematic management can help owners and occupiers to realise ‘quick wins' at almost no additional cost.
It's local housing markets – not the national picture – that really matter to the economic performance of cities, and by extension, the national economy. Policy makers therefore need to set housing objectives that reflect these local requirements, and the local economic context – not just headline-driven national supply targets.
The Government has been focusing too much attention on home ownership and not enough on driving up the number - and standards - of homes for rent to meet growing demand, according to new research from the Centre for Cities.
What is the outlook for the UK housing market against an uncertain economic backdrop and continuing affordability pressure?
Further investment in the core cities of the north of England is the key to stimulating wider regional growth, according to a Centre for Cities report by Paula Lucci and Paul Hildreth.
A new report reveals that the Government's target of three million homes by 2020 is under threat - unless councils and private sector investors take a front seat in building and managing these new homes.