The Council has adopted a Transport Strategy. The Transport Strategy aims to influence the provision of transport across South Northants by Northamptonshire County Council, the bus companies and others. The proposals set out in the strategy are to improve and sustain transport and ensure the future growth of the District has sufficient transport provision.
- The Council’s Transport Strategy
- Cabinet Report of 8th November 2010
- Summary of the Transport Strategy
Work Place Travel Plan
The Council has adopted a plan to reduce solo car travel, to save money and resources as a result.
Village Transport Audit
The Council has completed an analysis of the local transport issues faced by the 16 villages that are currently under the greatest development pressure. Details of the process can be found in the Village Audit & Transport Appraisal Project
On the 13th September 2011 the Policy Committee considered the final report and analysis from the Audit:
- Analysis of the Village Transport Appraisal Project
- SNC Committee Report on the Village Audit and Transport Appraisal Project
Local Transport Plan
The SNC response to the Transport Strategy for Northamptonshire can be accessed here
Towcester Transport Study
This study examines the impact of planned growth in Towcester, Brackley and Silverstone on the A43 and A5 with a view to considering whether that growth can be sustained and what transport solutions are required to manage traffic growth. The study concludes:
- That a bypass for Towcester is required.
- That improvements to the A43 junctions at Abthorpe and Tove are required.
- Proposed designs for the Junction work are also included.
The final Towcester Transport Study (Sept 2011) is available to view here . A briefing note on the final Towcester Transport Study is available to view here. The Towcester Transport Study options report (Mar 2011) is available to view here.
Large Goods Vehicles
The Council has begun an analysis in 2012 of the impact of large goods vehicles on a number of Villages in the district. This is to inform the development of the Northamptonshire County Council Transport Strategy. Details of the project can be accessed here
High Speed Rail Link