The LTP3 Strategy document explains the forward transport priorities in Stoke-on-Trent. It consists of nine Chapters plus Appendices:
Chapter 1 - describes the priorities of the previous LTP and the schemes and initiatives successfully delivered. This chapter may be of interest to policy makers and local residents.
Chapter 2 - provides the policy background to this LTP. This chapter may be useful for those who wish to familiarise themselves with high level transport policy.
Chapter 3 - contains an outline of recent studies conducted locally and some wider issues such as peak oil. Useful for those interested in local policy.
Chapter 4 - details the current challenges facing the city. Useful for all readers as it provides a valuable basis for the next chapter.
Chapter 5 - outlines the LTP goals and policies for the period 2011/12 to 2025/26.
Chapter 6 - defines the geographical scope of the LTP and considers existing and future travel patterns. This chapter is recommended reading for anybody interested in local transport issues.
Chapter 7 - provides details the existing networks strengths and weaknesses, this chapter will be useful for people who do not know the area well.
Chapter 8 - provides an overview of the value and costs associated with the transport network, describes some of the key maintenance issues within the city; and finally.
Chapter 9 - provides suggested transport investment approaches for the city. Everybody will be interested in this chapter.
Appendix A - LTP2 Objectives and Measures
Appendix B - accessibility plots
The LTP3 strategy document, Appendix B and a summary can be downloaded below:
Equality Impact Assessment
We have a duty under race, disability and gender legislation to carry out an Equality Impact Assessment of our LTP. We have completed an Equality Impact Assessment to help determine how the Stoke-on-Trent LTP3 affects different groups of people.
Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) has been conducted to improve the LTP3 Strategy.
Health Impact Assessmnet
A Health Impact Assessment has been conducted to improve the LTP3 Strategy.
Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA)
A Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Screening Report has been produced for the Stoke-on-Trent LTP3.
LTP3 Strategy Focus Groups
As part of the consultation on the LTP3 Strategy a series of focus groups were conducted.
The LTP3 strategy was submitted for approval by the City Council as part of the Policy Framework at the 8 September 2011 City Council meeting (Item 62)