Transport planning

Policies, guidelines and advice on planning, implementing and evaluating transport infrastructure projects.


  1. Competition for opening local authority transport data

    £500,000 competition, till 8 February 2019, to help English local authorities to share key transport data.

  2. Remove the rights of way over land held for planning purposes

    Local councils can apply to remove the rights of way over land (carriageways and footways) that they hold for planning purposes.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. National Travel Survey factsheets
  2. National public transport access nodes
  3. Traffic Management Act 2004 summary
  4. Traffic advisory leaflets from 1989 to 2009
  5. Dynamic integrated assignment and demand modelling (DIADEM) software
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News and communications

  1. Government kick-starts work on Future of Mobility Grand Challenge
  2. Planning Act 2008: application for the proposed Silvertown Tunnel development consent order
  3. We put the travelling public first
  4. Joining up transport
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Research and statistics

  1. Journey time statistics: data tables (JTS)
  2. Future roads: public dialogue
  3. Technology and RIS2
  4. Factors impacting road traffic growth
  5. Road connectivity for ports and airports study
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Future of mobility call for evidence
  2. Bus Services Act 2017: bus open data
  3. Review of artificial intelligence in transport 2017
  4. Joint rail data action plan
  5. DfT value for money framework
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Braintree District Council Planning Application FOI
  2. Reliability of journeys on the Highways England motorway and 'A' road network
  3. Planning: improvement plan and monitoring report
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