SEMMMS Final Report 2001

4.14 The core objectives are closely related to those in the GMLTP. In using these as a starting point there was an explicit recognition that this points the strategy towards a particular type of solution, in that they promote:

public transport use; and

the concentration of development at existing established centres, brownfield sites and a number of particular priority locations as opposed to expansion on green-field sites located on the urban fringe and around major road junctions.