Improving the rural & urban places in Yorkshire & Humber

In this section, you can find out about our policy programmes relating to urban and rural renaissance, as well as how our property team supports those processes. You can read about how we’re working to achieve a lower-carbon economy for the benefit of everyone, and about our policy on transport.

For more details, please also refer to the Regional Economic Strategy (RES) and Yorkshire Forward’s Corporate Plan 2008-2011 (which details what we’re doing to help achieve the RES).

Helping to create a lower-carbon economy

Helping to create a lower-carbon economy

Find out about our ambitious Lower Carbon Economy policy programme—what we’re doing in Yorkshire & Humber to help reduce & manage greenhouse-gas emissions, conserve finite resources, and increase our activity in environmental technologies.

Property intervention for renaissance

Property intervention for renaissance

Find out about our ‘Property’ policy programme, where we intervene when the private sector cannot in order to provide new economic regeneration opportunities.

Rural renaissance: developing the rural economy

Rural renaissance: developing the rural economy

Find out about our ‘Rural Renaissance’ policy programme, and what we’re doing to help meet the challenges and opportunities faced by our rural economy.

Influencing transport policy and provision

Influencing transport policy and provision

Find out about our ‘Transport’ policy programme, where we influence private- and public-sector policy on transport, and support the region in instances of market failure.

Urban renaissance: developing great towns & cities

Urban renaissance: developing great towns & cities

Find out about our ‘Urban Renaissance’ policy programme, and what we’re doing to help meet the challenges and opportunities of living, working and investing in our towns and cities.