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Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Transport Priorities

We're seeking your views on 30-year transport blueprint for Leicester and Leicestershire

A draft document on Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Transport Priorities (LLSTP) has been prepared by the county and city councils to outline priorities for the two Local Transport Authorities

It highlights where the two authorities will work together to deliver common transport aims and objectives, including those in support of the Leicester and Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan (LLSGP).

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The objectives of the draft LLTSP are:

  • Set out the priorities of Local Transport Authorities to meet the challenge of economic and housing growth in the city and county;
  • Underline the need for continued investment in Leicester and Leicestershire’s transport systems and supporting infrastructure;
  • Provide a framework for the work that has been, and is being, done to identify transport investment to support growth and;
  • Summarise how the two Local Transport Authorities’ will continue to work together to identify further transport investment requirements towards 2050.

The principal aims are to:

  • improve connectivity;
  • support and drive the economy to unlock growth; 
  • create high quality environments for communities to thrive;
  • ensure development is sustainable and maximises social and environmental benefits;
  • support the transition to a low carbon and circular economy;
  • support national and international efforts in combatting the impacts of and adapting to climate change;
  • maximise opportunities from technological innovations;
  • improve public health, by tackling sedentary behaviour and poor air quality and
  • focus transport investment and funding to achieve the biggest impact for the city and county. 

Following county council Cabinet approval on Friday 7 February, an 18--week consultation is taking place from Monday 17 February 2020 to Monday 29 June 2020.

To take part, please complete our Strategic Transport Policy online survey

Alternatively, you can complete the print version and send it back to the address below:

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Strategic Transport Plan Consultation
Leicestershire County Council
Have Your Say
FREEPOST NAT 18685
Leicester LE3 8XR

If you don't have access to a printer, or have any questions about the Strategic Transport Priorities consultation, you can emailtsap@leics.gov.uk

A report detailing the outcome of the consultation will be discussed by county council Cabinet members later in the year.

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