Published: 10th Aug 2020

A growing number of people back the key principles behind the creation of ’15-minute’ communities, according to a new survey. The survey by Arcadis and YouGov reveals a growing appetite for to local sustainability, health and convenient access to amenities, which are all key components of a ’15-minute’ community, which everything is within a quarter of an hour travel time The pollsters asked members of the public which three priorities they considered most important to help their local area recover economically from the pandemic. The highest priority (36%) was health infrastructure, then improvements to the high street and town centre amenities (30%), with green infrastructure such as sustainable housing and transport schemes close behind (29%). Arcadis also tested these findings with many of its clients and key figures working in and with the local government sector. Arcadis found that local leaders agree the recovery should focus on creating healthy, green … (To read the full article, subscribe below)