Transport planning

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

Services

  1. 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.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Trip End Model Presentation Program (TEMPro) download
  2. Traffic Management Act 2004 summary
  3. Traffic advisory leaflets from 1989 to 2009
  1. National public transport access nodes

    • Guidance
    • Department for Transport
  2. National Travel Survey factsheets

    • Guidance
    • Department for Transport
See all guidance and regulation

News and communications

  1. We put the travelling public first

    • Department for Transport
    • Speech
  2. Joining up transport

    • Department for Transport
    • Speech
  3. National policy statement for national networks: designation

    • Department for Transport
    • Written statement
  4. Northern powerhouse gears up as Transport Secretary attends first Transport for the North meeting

    • Department for Transport
    • News story
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Policy and engagement

  1. Bus Services Act 2017: bus open data
  2. National road and rail networks: draft national policy statement
  3. Nationally significant highways and rail schemes: amendments to Planning Act 2008 definitions
  1. DfT value for money framework

    • Department for Transport
    • Policy paper
  2. Penfold review of non-planning consents

    • Department for Transport and Closed organisation: Highways Agency
    • Independent report
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Transparency

  1. Number of key services by journey time (JTS03)

    • Department for Transport
    • Statistical data set
  2. Journey times to key services (JTS01)

    • Department for Transport
    • Statistical data set
  3. Journey times to key services by local authority (JTS04)

    • Department for Transport
    • Statistical data set
  4. User access to key services by journey time (JTS02)

    • Department for Transport
    • Statistical data set
  5. Journey times to key services by lower super output area (JTS05)

    • Department for Transport
    • Statistical data set
See all transparency