Are We Going to Get the South East Wales Metro at Last?

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019 in Local Development Plan, News | No Comments

Circumstances are at last looking good! The publication of a plan for the South East Wales Metro in the form of a White Paper by Cardiff Council earlier this month has reinvigorated the transport debate in the city, perhaps at last we are going to get started! Several things have come together in recent months […]

Transport Futures Conference, 6 June 2019 – “Changing How We Move Around A Growing City”

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Cardiff, Local Development Plan, News | No Comments

Cardiff Civic Society’s Vice-Chair David Eggleton was invited to present a paper “Changing How We Move Around A Growing City” at the Transport Futures Conference on the 6 June. This one-day conference was to showcase the breadth of future transport and mobility research that is being undertaken across multiple departments at Cardiff University. Invited were […]

Cardiff Civic Society – Position on the City Deal for Cardiff Capital Region (CCR)

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Local Development Plan, News | No Comments

When the Cardiff Civic Society began to get interested in the Local Development Plan (LDP) in 2008 we were particularly inspired by a speech by Sue Essex that Cardiff should remember and respect the historical links with the Valleys, and make sure it’s LDP took full account of the needs and capabilities of these communities. […]

Why Utretcht has much to teach Cardiff

More or less the same size as Cardiff, the Dutch regional capital Utrecht knows a thing or two that Cardiff might have learnt before it gave consent for the BBC to land-lock the site of the current bus station. Not only will Cardiff have to wait many years for a new bus station, it will […]