The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) published an update to PPG13 Transport on 3 January 2011. The associated DCLG press release titled “Pickles and Hammond to end the war on motorists” heralded the scrapping of guidance on parking space limits for new homes and...Read More
Further to our original review of the 2011 Census journey to work, the Office of National statistics (ONS) has identified that a subtle change in the wording of the question on working from home in the 2011 Census which made it difficult to compare the initial results of the 2001 and 2011...Read More
At the end of July 2011 the Department for Transport (DfT) released the results for the 2010 National Travel Survey (NTS). The NTS is an established series of household surveys of personal transport in Great Britain which has been undertaken annually since 1988.
The NTS is used to...Read More
PPS4 is not primarily a transport related document but this review identifies the key transport related features.
Published by the Department for Communities and Local Government in late December 2009, PPS4 sets out the Government’s comprehensive policy framework for planning...Read More
North Somerset Council (NSC) Executive Committee has now approved the Core Strategy Consultation Draft for public consultation. Consultation continues until 19 February 2010.
This document sets out an overview of the Core Strategy and a summary of the transport related aspects of the...Read More
On the 10th January 2008 the Panel Report detailing the findings of the 2007 Examination in Public (EiP) of the Draft Regional Spatial Strategy (RSS) was published.Read More
After months of waiting the final GBSTS report was released on 20 June 2006. This 25 year strategy to 2031 underpins the JLTP (see Information sheet 3) in the first five to ten years and goes on to indicate a range of measures.Read More
In the spring of 2006 those interested in strategic transport planning in greater Bristol were treated with the publication of two important documents, the final Joint Local Transport Plan (JLTP) published by the four Unitary Authorities in CUBA (Counties that Used to Be Avon) and the final...Read More