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Second Local Transport Plan

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The government’s 1998 White Paper on Transport, ‘A New Deal for Transport: Better for Everyone’, introduced the concept of Local Transport Plans (LTP) to steer the development of national transport policies at the local level. The Transport Act 2000 then made it a statutory requirement for local transport studies to produce LTPs.

The Wiltshire LTP sets out the council’s objectives, implementation plans and targets for transport in Wiltshire. Furthermore, as a document developed through partnership working and extensive consultation, the LTP also provides the framework for all other organisations with a direct or in direct involvement in transport in Wiltshire.

In July 2006 Wiltshire Council published its second Local Transport Period (LTP2) which covered the period 2006/07-2010/11. The main emphasis of this LTP was the four shared priorities of:

  • Tackling congestion
  • Better air quality
  • Delivering accessibility
  • Safer roads

Accessibility planning became a particularly important theme of this LTP, especially for predominantly rural counties such as Wiltshire.

Local Transport Plan 2006/7 - 2010/11

Chapters Description
PDFLTP 2 Foreward Foreward 529kb Foreword by Miss Fleur de Rhe-Philipe (Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport and Economic Development).
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Introduction 100kb Describes the role of the LTP, the relationship between LTP1 and LTP2, and provides information on the major schemes (A350 Westbury Bypass and Brunel Link and Harnham Relief Road) carried forward from LTP1.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 2 Vision and Objectives Chapter 2 Vision and Objectives 1mb Sets out the LTP2’s overall vision and objectives, and the wider national, regional and local planning and policy context.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 3 Problems and Opportunities Chapter 3 Problems and Opportunities 3mb Identifies the main current and anticipated issues in Wiltshire that have a bearing on the LTP2.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 4 Consultation and Participation Chapter 4 Consultation and Participation 1mb Outlines the Council’s consultation process with stakeholders and the public that has been used to inform the development of the LTP2.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 5 Transport Strategy and Priorities Chapter 5 Transport Strategy and Priorities 69kb Sets out the LTP2 transport strategy and investment priorities, and describes how they have been determined.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 6 Shared Priority: Delivering Accessibility Chapter 6 Shared Priority: Delivering Accessibility 2mb Sets out the LTP2 accessibility vision and objectives, and outlines the approach the Council will take in delivering its Accessibility Strategy in partnership with service providers.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 7 Shared Priority: Shared Roads Chapter 7 Shared Priority: Shared Roads 558kb Describes the Council’s road safety strategy and the key tools for implementation: education, enforcement and engineering.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 8 Shared Priority: Better Air Quality Chapter 8 Shared Priority: Better Air Quality 356kb Provides details of the air quality in Wiltshire and the measures being taken to deal with the declared Air Quality Management Areas in Salisbury, Bradford-on-Avon and Westbury.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 9 Tackling Congestion Chapter 9 Tackling Congestion 1mb Sets out the significance and nature of congestion in the County and outlines the measures to ensure that the existing road capacity is used more effectively.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 10 Other Quality of Life Issues Chapter 10 Other Quality of Life Issues 322kb Provides information on initiatives that deal with wider community and environmental issues such as better street scenes, biodiversity, noise and climate change. Also includes information on the findings of the Strategic Environmental Assessment undertaken in parallel with the LTP2.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 11 Transport and Network Management Chapter 11 Transport and Network Management 665kb Describes the Council’s maintenance responsibilities, the role of the Traffic Manager and Transport Asset Management Plan (TAMP), and provides an update on the Rights of Way Improvement Plan.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 12 Area Strategies Chapter 12 Area Strategies 394kb Outlines the Council’s approach in the areas of the Salisbury Transport Plan, Western Wiltshire Sustainable Transport Strategy, Devizes Community Area Transport Plan, Marlborough Community Area Transport Study and Tidworth Community Area Transport Study.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 13 Funding Chapter 13 Funding 49kb Sets out details of the Government’s five-year financial ‘planning guideline’ for Wiltshire, the Council’s revenue support and other funding sources.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 14 Five Year Implementation Programme Chapter 14 Five Year Implementation Programme 59kb Shows the proposed spending profile for transport schemes over the five-year LTP2 period and describes the Council’s Scheme Assessment Framework.
PDFLTP 2 Chapter 15 Performance Management: Targets and Indicators Chapter 15 Performance Management: Targets and Indicators 477kb Establishes a set of performance indicators with “challenging but realistic” targets to monitor progress through the five-year period and to assess whether the LTP2’s approaches and strategies are delivering its objectives.

Local Transport Plan 2006/7 - 2010/11 Annexes

Annex Description
PDFAppendix 1 Appendix 1 621kb Strategic Environmental Assessment
PDFAppendix 2 Appendix 2 16mb Accessibility Strategy
PDFAppendix 3 Appendix 3 126kb Freight
PDFAppendix 4 Appendix 4 238kb Public Transport Strategy
PDFAppendix 5 Appendix 5 423kb Road Safety
PDFAppendix 6 Appendix 6 18mb Air Quality
PDFAppendix 7 Appendix 7 88kb Network Management
PDFAppendix 8 Appendix 8 50kb Finance Forms
PDFAppendix 9 Appendix 9 38kb Scheme Assessment Framework
PDFAppendix 10 Appendix 10 174kb Mandatory Indicators Pro-Forma

LTP2 Progress Reports

There were two progress reports produced during the lifespan of LTP2, the first in July 2007, and the second in December 2008. The then Government Office for the South West issued its assessment of the council report on 31 December 2008.

Electronic copies of LTP2 progress reports are available from the Transport Policy Team.

Strategic Environmental Assessment

To comply with the requirements of EU Directive 2001/42/EC and the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004, a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) was undertaken alongside the production of LTP2.

Contact Details (LiveLink)

Multiple Contacts:
eMail: transportplanning@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01225 713458
Out of hours:
Fax: 01225 713207
Postal Address:

Sustainable Transport
Wiltshire Council
County Hall
Trowbridge
Wiltshire
BA14 8JN


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Last updated: 6 March 2012

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