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‘Better Planning, Better Transport, Better Places (August 2019)’ has been published by the CIHT to raise the profile of sustainable transport and accessibility in the plan making process. Since first published in 2012, the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has and continues to provide local authorities more of a mandate to implement sustainable transport policies... View Article read more
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We’ve seen some rapid changes to the EV market and infrastructure over the past few months and some discussions we’ve had with various stakeholders at Elmsbrook has identified that there is a real step change in the EV market. Over the course of 2020, there are in the order of 20 new EV vehicle launches... View Article read more
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mode transport planning attended ‘Delivering a world class Heartland’ recently at Hertfordshire University. Some very interesting speakers covered various perspectives on sustainable transport, movement of freight and many other conflicting challenges faced in developing an overarching Transport Strategy to take the region through to 2050 and push towards a zero-carbon transport system; but is carbon neutrality... View Article read more
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mode transport planning is pleased to announce that it has again made it into the Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation 'Transportation Consultants’ Directory 2019' ranked at 30th position for transport planning in the UK, based on turnover; which reflects our overall strategy for UK growth, as well as the quality of work we are currently undertaking.... View Article read more
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Plans to build a £150m motor museum on Enstone Airfield received the green light at planning committee today, which is to be a state of the art car museum and 28 holiday lodges designed by renowned architects Foster + Partners. Attracting up to 200,000 visitors per year and allowing for luxury Concours d'Elegance events, mode transport... View Article read more
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mode transport planning attended the Examination in Public (EiP) day 20 of the New London Plan at City Hall, which studied the topic of freight, deliveries, servicing and construction (Policy T7 of the New London Plan). This policy looks at how the opportunity of area planning frameworks/action plans can strategise freight within the City of... View Article read more
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mode transport planning are pleased to announce that our client Opus Land has been awarded planning permission for a c.135,000 sq ft industrial unit at Relay Park, Tamworth. The site is situated directly off Junction 10 of the M42 motorway making it one of the Midlands premier distribution and warehousing locations. Images courtesy of Garret McKee mode... View Article read more
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UK Government has, this year, implemented new policy to force a step change away from reliance on the traditional combustion engine; their ‘Roads to Zero’ strategy predicts that half of all new car sales will be Electric Vehicle (EV) by 2020. Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, announced this as the “new age of the car”. Car... View Article read more

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