Transport Assessment

TRANSPORT ASSESSMENT

A Transport Assessment is a required element of a planning application when a new development is likely to have significant impact on the local transport network. BWB's specialist transport team have played a key role in many successful planning submissions by producing Transport Assessments for major developments across the UK.

A BWB Transport Assessment will consider the potential transport and highways impact of the proposed development and identify what measures can be taken to deal with them. Our report will seek to develop cost-effective and deliverable mitigation solutions which focus on improving accessibility and safety for all modes of travel, particularly for alternatives to the car such as walking, cycling and public transport.

TRAVEL PLAN

The National Planning Policy Framework states that all developments which generate significant amounts of movement should be required to provide a Travel Plan. A BWB Travel Plan will take forward the mitigation measures which have been identified by the Transport Assessment with a package of long-term proposals that will encourage people to walk, cycle, use public transport and share car journeys.

Once the development is operational, BWB can take on the role of Travel Plan Co-ordinator to monitor and manage how people are travelling to the site and encourage them to make more sustainable transport choices where this is practical.

TRANSPORT STATEMENT

For smaller-scale developments where a full Transport Assessment is not necessary then BWB can produce a simplified report in the form of a Transport Statement. This statement will set out the transport issues that currently exist at the development site and details of the development proposals.

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Contacts

Name: Chris Holloway
Job Title: Service Director

E: Chris.Holloway@bwbconsulting.com