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Housing, Transport & Environment

A sustainable Wales needs enough decent homes, accessible transport and minimal waste to increase well-being and reduce carbon emissions.


Why it matters

Everyone is at risk of the effects of climate change but people on low incomes face a triple injustice – they produce the least emissions because they have poorer housing and travel less yet they pay more for services and have fewer benefits from many government policies.

What we are doing

We are developing proposals for further work on environmental justice.

Better Bus Services

Buses are a lifeline for people on low incomes, young and older people, and disabled people. Yet services are shrinking and prices rising. Our work has identified practical ways to improve services for:

  • older people
  • long-distances
  • across Wales.
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Subscribers' Magazine

Exchange – Issue 8

Looking to the Local The latest edition of our exclusive subscribers’ magazine considers the role of ‘the local’ in Welsh public policy. An eclectic mix of contributors look at how place-based initiatives have worked in Wales, as well as what should be Read more »

Exchange – Issue 7

‘Resilient communities’ is a phrase that’s been hard to avoid in recent months and is central to the discussions about the future of Communities First.  Great though it sounds, it is much less clear what resilience means or how it Read more »

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Other Publications

Taking the Valleys Forward

Taking the Valleys Forward: how the Valleys Taskforce can build prosperity and security This short paper brings together some of the Bevan Foundation’s recent work on the economy and labour market into a set of proposals for that would help Read more »

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