Local Transport Plan Strategy 2011-2026 (LTP3)

Cycling on Trent & Mersey Canal Towpath

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:

Stoke-on-Trent LTP3 Strategy - main document

Stoke-on-Trent LTP3 Strategy - Appendix B

Stoke-on-Trent LTP3 Strategy - summary

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)