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Transport emissions need to be tackled to put the UK on course to meet its net-zero ambitions

Words: Laura Edgar
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If the UK is to meet its 2050 net-zero targets, a place-based approach must be adopted to prioritise reducing the need to travel and encouraging active travel and public transport wherever possible.

This is a warning set out in the RTPI’s latest report, Net Zero Transport: The Role of Spatial Planning and Place-based Solutions. It states that transport and land use planning must be integrated to help the UK to meet its net-zero carbon objectives.Research for the report, which was carried out by LDA Design with City Science and transport planner Vectos, considered how different places could........
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