How can we cope as a seaside resort with the increasing number of tourists?
Futures Forum: The West country struggling to cope with tourists
It is setting locals against incomers:
Futures Forum: Restricting parking in Sidmouth > residents against commuters and tourists
And meanwhile the planners plug away at more 'development' - ignoring the effect on infrastructure:
Futures Forum: Air pollution, traffic congestion and development >>> Building a new shopping centre to the west of Exeter "would cause traffic chaos"
We need some better thinking and some better solutions:
Futures Forum: How green are electric vehicles?
Futures Forum: Co-cars - the hire by the hour car club for Exeter and the South West > a not for profit co-operative social enterprise
Later this afternoon, the Science Festival looks at the issues:
Designed to move: Talks at the Kingswood and Devoran Hotel | Sidmouth Science Festival