The following information is available about the Cambridgeshire LTPN area:
Local Travel Plan Network Design Features
Prior to TRAVEL PLAN PLUS, CCCTfW provided travel planning support to individual organisations. Despite significant issues with congestion affecting organisations across the LTPN area earlier attempts to create joint initiatives across the various employers and employment sites were not successful. TRAVEL PLAN PLUS changed this.
The TRAVEL PLAN PLUS EU funding has been used to secure additional funding from funds provided by developers to Cambridgeshire County Council, as a planning requirement. These funds are to be used to help mitigate the transport implications of new developments. This has assisted in employing Gary Armstrong as a dedicated TRAVEL PLAN PLUS co-ordinator and Tammy Liu as a senior administrator. Furthermore one of the site management agents is providing free on-site office accommodation for the team.
The LTPN started as an Area Travel Plan but with elements of a Neighbourhood Transport Forum. The elements that are relevant for the Cambridgeshire site were:
There is a need therefore to ensure that a robust agreement is drawn up to gain commitment from the onsite players – and to avoid the 'free ride' scenario.
The intention continues to be to move the LTPN towards a Transport Management Association model to ensure succession of the LTPN.
This means that 7,318 employees plus 4,500 students benefitted from TRAVEL PLAN PLUS.
The LTPN continues to be supported by: