Geospatial Commission Transport Report

How to unlock transport’s geospatial revolution


Karl Tomusk

Location data has “huge potential” to power a greener, faster, better transport sector in the UK – but much of the data we need is still missing. A new Geospatial Commission report has identified six transport opportunity areas and the data that could unlock significant advances.

Envio Systems Green Buildings

Are new design codes key to net zero?


Karl Tomusk

The Royal Town Planning Institute has launched a research project into how design codes in England could help the country achieve its net zero targets.

Miriam Prothero

How will the UK meet its EV ambitions?

The future of transport looks set to rely largely on electric vehicles, with hybrid plug-in vehicles likely to play a useful role in this transition, writes Miriam Prothero.

Alex Notay

Notay joins Geospatial Commission


Karl Tomusk

The UK’s Geospatial Commission has appointed Alexandra Notay, placemaking and investment director at PfP Capital, as an independent commissioner.

Mills And Reeve. Victoria Hughes Barker

Unlocking opportunity in retirement communities

1 July saw a long awaited debate in the House about retirement communities and villages, focusing on how they have weathered the Covid-19 storm and horizon scanning for their future, writes Victoria Hughes-Barker.

Caroline Bywater

Planning for retirement living

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Many have said that a lack of planning policy support for retirement housing is one of the biggest hurdles which the sector faces – which is odd, as an ageing population is one thing that can be foreseen and planned for, writes Caroline Bywater.