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Sustainable Development: Rapid Transit System

Volume 458: debated on Monday 26 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans she has for the integration of light rail systems (a) into the new sustainable communities and (b) in existing urban areas being regenerated. (129113)

The Government recognise that access to good quality local services and infrastructure, including transport, is a key element of creating sustainable communities. It is the responsibility of local authorities to determine their transport needs and to develop appropriate solutions in each case, taking account of local and regional plans.