Active Travel Strategies: Recommended Content

  • Definition of active travel 
  • National & local policy context – a brief summary
  • Existing problems and opportunities for active travel - including a summary of the results of engagement
  • Purpose of the strategy - Vision, objectives and outcomes
  • Prioritised delivery plan - containing a description of proposed infrastructure improvements and supporting behavioural interventions, including a cycle network plan
  • Analysis - Summary of the evidence and data analysis carried out, that informed proposed measures*
  • Monitoring and evaluation plan

* In urban areas where bus priority measures are planned, a summary should also be provided of how bus priority measures and the cycle network plan has been spatially co-ordinated such that coherent networks exist for both.