Abstract - This paper focuses on the research activities, findings and planned products of one of the UK EPSRC-funded DISTILLATE (Design and Implementation Support Tools for Integrated Local Land use, Transport and the Environment) projects on the funding of transport and land use schemes. Research activities have included a literature review, dialogue with local authority case studies and a funding workshop. Barriers to funding have been identified as including lack of revenue funding, difficulties in obtaining funding for ‘soft’ schemes, the formation of partnerships and timing-related issues. The proposed key outputs of the project as a result are discussed, including a ‘funding toolkit’ for local authorities, and guidance for funding bodies regarding the barriers faced.

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