Hand infrastructure planning to the regions, says RIBA

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Opportunities to tackle housing crisis through infrastructure ‘being missed’

The terrible state of the UK’s transport infrastructure is contributing to the housing crisis, according to a new report published by the RIBA today.

It argues the UK’s transport infrastructure problems go beyond a simple lack of investment and are systemic. Opportunities to maximise investment in news stations and networks are missed because there are no common guidelines or holistic view, it says.

For example high-quality new housing should be built alongside transport to meet local needs.

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