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RTPI: Opportunity to align NPPF with UN’s SDGs missed

Words: Laura Edgar
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In detailed analysis of the revised NPPF, the RTPI has said an opportunity has been missed to align the framework with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, ‘particularly as England and the rest of the UK looks for increasing international common ground’.

However, there were a number of amendments and insertions made in the NPPF that the RTPI welcomed, including the emphasis on non-motorised travel.

The institute said many of its members would be disappointed that paragraph 106 (previously 107 of the draft) sets the test of compelling evidence to set maximum parking standards with emphasis on managing the local road network rather than pro.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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