Transport: Planning

(asked on 17th June 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he plans to work with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government to identify opportunities for combined transport and planning policies, including the potential merits of the 20-minute walkable neighbourhood, to encourage walking, cycling and public transport use.

Answered by
Chris Heaton-Harris Portrait
Chris Heaton-Harris
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
This question was answered on 25th June 2021

My Department is working closely with the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government on the forthcoming planning reforms to deliver on our commitments in Gear Change and Bus Back Better to ensure that walking, cycling and public transport are the first choice for journeys.

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