Understanding the role that proximity to jobs plays in transport behavior in cities can support sustainable planning
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This report offers practical policy solutions to improving city centres to encourage high level jobs growth and footfall on the high street.
Cities should have the freedoms to introduce other incentives to promote recycling in their areas
Local communities being able to take the decision on fracking is a good thing.
Practical policy solutions for city leaders to encourage the green economy
Many UK cities would prefer more action on the green economy
Arguably, the greatest progress in reducing UK carbon emissions has been the recession and its impact on industry. Between 2005 and 2010, total CO2 emissions in the UK fell 10 percent, with the...
FutureStory Bristol forms part of a series of six books made up of a collection of local case studies, with accompanying DVDs, tracing how people and businesses in cities and regions across the country are adapting to the global economy.
Which knowledge-based industries could drive future growth in Birmingham? And what policy levers are available to support these industries in Birmingham and the city region? University Challenge recommends that the Birmingham MAA area should focus on growing the private sector economy, particularly in high value sectors, where there are opportunities to strengthen the contribution of the excellent local universities.
Catherine Glossop contributed a chapter on Regenerating cities to this Smith Institute publication, argues that we need to target the urban periphery and smaller cities that are suffering the most from the recession and long-term restructuring.