TRANSPORT STATEMENTS AND ASSESSMENTS
Transport Statements and Assessments are ways of assessing the potential transport impacts of developments.
Transport Assessments are thorough assessments of the transport implications of development, and Transport Statements are a ‘lighter-touch’ evaluation to be used where this would be more proportionate to the potential impact of the development (i.e. in the case of developments with anticipated limited transport impacts).
Travel Plans are long-term management strategies for integrating proposals for sustainable travel into the planning process. They are based on evidence of the anticipated transport impacts of development and set measures to promote and encourage sustainable travel (such as promoting walking and cycling).
Travel Plans should where possible, be considered in parallel to development proposals and readily integrated into the design and occupation of the new site rather than retrofitted after occupation.
A Technical Note is a report which focusses on a specific issue of contention.
A common Technical Note example would be an 'Access Appraisal' which provides an in-depth review of a proposed or existing access junction including it's geometry, visibility provisions and safety record.
PARKING MANAGEMENT PLANS
A parking management plan is a tool to manage parking demand by identifying the users of a parking area (staff, tenants, customers, deliveries) and planning for their respective parking needs.
CONSTRUCTION TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLANS
A Construction Traffic Management Plan (CTMP) establishes vehicle routing and tests that vehicles can access and egress the site safely during the construction phase. This is typically in the form of routing plans, restrictions to timing of vehicle movements, temporary enabling works, and parking suspensions. Typically the CTMP is used by the principal contractor to inform the preparation of a Construction Logistics Plan.