Planning policies - transport policy
A costed and affordable 5-year implementation programme of
schemes and policy measures to improve transport in the local area.
The plan should contain a set of targets and performance indicators
and other outputs, which can be used to assess whether the plan is
delivering its objectives.
Local Transport Plan
In July 2000 North Yorkshire County Council produced its first
Local Transport Plan (LTP), covering the period 2001/06. The plan
sets out the key aims, objectives and policies for transport in
North Yorkshire and has so far secured over £125 million of funding
for transport improvements across the County.
The County Council must produce a second LTP which will cover
the period 2006/11. A draft copy of the LTP 2 was sent to
Central Government in July 2005.
Scarborough Borough Council’s Traffic & Transportation Section
provides the administration of the LTP for the highways agency for
Scarborough town on behalf of the County Council. This will
be achieved by the co-ordination of traffic management, engineering
and parking measures to ensure a comprehensive service.
Traffic and Transportation
The mission of our unit is to manage the road network in the
agency area to ensure efficient use by vehicles, pedestrians and
cyclists whilst working toward a cleaner, safer environment with
reduction in traffic intrusion in critical areas.
We intend to do this through traffic management and
engineering controls on development, management of parking demand
and encouragement of bus operators to improve services.
Delivery of local transport objectives is also achieved by the
planning system. Policies aim to achieve the use of more
sustainable forms of transport by locating development close to
public transport routes, requiring employers to consider Green
Travel Plans, reducing car parking provision in new developments
and providing for convenient facilities for walking and
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Traffic and Transportation Manager
or: Principal Engineer - Traffic
Engineering & Harbours
Scarborough Borough Council
St. Nicholas Street
Fax: 01723 503826