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The path to inclusive footways

The design and maintenance of footways, affects how useable they are for different people. This independent report by Sustrans and Transport for All, commissioned by the LGA, details the barriers faced by people accessing the footway, the challenges facing local authorities when making footways accessible.

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A Smoother Ride: Reviewing the Bus Services Act 2017 to empower local areas

Local government know their communities and their transport needs best. This joint report between the LGA and Urban Transport Group (UTG) reviews the provisions of the Bus Services Act and contains recommendations for legislative change as well as quick wins that could better support bus services in our communities.

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Shared micromobility within the UK

As part of the LGA’s ongoing work to support local transport improvement and in particular decarbonisation, the LGA’s Economy, Environment, Housing and Transport Board commissioned this report exploring shared micromobility in the UK.

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New mobility options: car clubs

This report provides an overview of the car club market, defining the different models before exploring their benefits and then considerations for councils to ensure the benefits are realised.

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Understanding local authorities' views on a national road user charging system

The LGA commissioned independent research to gather local government views, insights and priorities around a national road pricing system.

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Last-mile deliveries: how councils can encourage more sustainable local logistics

The future of last-mile deliveries: Understanding the local perspective

The LGA has commissioned Dr Daniela Paddeu of the Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, to carry out independent research to explore the role of local authorities in co-designing and implementing sustainable local freight solutions for the ‘last mile’ of parcel deliveries.

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Stakeholder engagement in an emergency: Lessons from low-traffic neighbourhoods

To help draw out some of the key lessons from the EATF programme, the LGA commissioned experts from the University of Westminster and Fern Consulting to undertake independent research.

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The future of public transport and the role of Local Government - report

The Local Government Association commissioned SYSTRA Ltd to undertake research to initiate a debate on the future of public transport in England, outside of London, with a focus on local bus services.

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LGA research report - Street manager survey

Background Since July 2020, all authorities have had to transition onto the Street Manager software to manage their street works. During  Autumn 2020 the Local Government Association (LGA) conducted an online survey of councils with responsibility for

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Councils in charge: making the case for electric charging investment

This publication is intended as a guide for councillors to help them understand the current landscape for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and engage with their officers, colleagues and the wider public with more confidence.

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