A report detailing the interim findings from the evaluation of the public health outcomes of the Cambridgeshire Time Credits project in Wisbech has just been published.
Travel To Work Areas are used primarily to understand local labour markets, but are also used in housing planning. However, TTWAs do not allow for overlap. Taking Cambridge as their example Chihiro Udagawa and Dr Paul Sanderson identify commuting areas for Cambridge that lie within the boundaries of other employment hubs. Their study suggests care should be taken when using TTWAs for housing planning purposes.
A new report into what Local Authorities and Housing Associations in Wales can do to increase the economically viable provision of affordable accommodation for young single people under 35 in the social housing sector.
This report is the first of a series of papers on emerging findings from the evaluation. It draws on in depth face to face interviews with Time Credit members.
Dr Gemma Burgess presented a paper at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting/Geography and Urban Health Symposium in San Francisco in April.