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A barrier to using public transport is the poor last mile.  For example, your home is too far from a bus stop, or bus and train timetables don't line up for you, no bike parking at your local station etc. If we can make the last mile easy, more people will get on trains and buses.  The trains are great now, clean, frequent and efficient.  Getting to the station not so much

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The people living in the oldest, dampest and coldest buildings are the people least likely to have money to insulate or pay for heating. Let's give grants for heat pumps and insulation. 

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Let's put the cost of disposing of packaging onto the manufacturer though a levy.  When it costs them you'll be amazed how quickly they'll find ways to reduce packaging and make what's left recyclable.

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The focus with transport is getting from our home to our place of work as efficiently as possible.  But we never put the focus on the demand side - i.e. reducing the distance between; home & work, home & school; home and play, etc.  If we could move people's place of work or school to their neighborhood as much as possible, we would reduce the number of kms travelled by many millions. It would also improve the feel of the community. Currently, many organizations have their...

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