New Urbanism In A New World…

We’re nearly a year into a global pandemic. It was just before Christmas in 2019 that news reports were suggesting that a mysterious new virus was starting to spread around China. By March 2020 we were in lockdown. Suddenly we came to realise just how temporary the status quo would be. Life happens… A couple of years ago we kinda went off on one, lamenting the cultural deserts and battery-homes that our car-centric societies have built. In 2020 we came to realise that when you can’t travel, you start to rely on your local communities far more. This is great … Continue reading New Urbanism In A New World…

The Local Economy and the Free Parking Myth

It’s no secret that our local villages and our town centres are struggling. The way we buy things has changed for a number of reasons and the smaller shops within our communities are paying the price.
However, there are some who believe that the cost of car parking is the reason people are shopping elsewhere, yet it may well be the use of cars in general at the root of the problem. Continue reading The Local Economy and the Free Parking Myth