East Dunbartonshire’s Local Transport Strategy (LTS) 2013 – 2017 was approved by the Council’s Development & Regeneration Committee in August 2013.
This is the second revision of the Transport Strategy since the first Local Transport Strategy was published in 2000 and it sets out an Action Plan which proposes actions in three related areas: Active Travel, Public Transport, and Roads and Parking. Actions are set out across the short, medium and long term.
Transport is an issue which impacts on economic, education, health and access to services among other things. The LTS was developed after a review of the previous Strategy, demographic projections for the area, a review of the transport network and policy context, as well as a public consultation.
The consultation identified a range of issues which were important to residents – the three highest rated among these were:
- Maintaining existing roads and footways
- Improving public transport services
- Road safety
The LTS was developed in association with a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), which has particular relevance for air quality, as well as an Equalities Impact Assessment (EqIA), which takes particular note of issues relating to those with mobility issues.
In the documents section you can view:
- the Strategy and associated documents which were approved by the Council on 27 August 2013
- the Monitoring Report summarising progress made on delivering actions within the LTS Action Plan