Greenfield housing is still being built around the car – transportxtra.com
14 February 2022
Transport for New Homes says parking takes up a lot of space and impacts severely on public realm and good urban design
Greenfield housing estates are adding hundreds of thousands of new car journeys to roads, increasing congestion, increasing carbon emissions and air pollution, a new study suggests.
The Building Car Dependency report, released by Transport for New Homes, states that a typical greenfield development is designed in every way around the car – with as many as two to three car parking spaces per home.