Transport planning is carried out by the connectivity strategy team.
Local transport plan policy
Our local transport plan policy document was published in 2011 in accordance with the Local Transport Act 2008 and sets out our transport policies up to 2026.
Find out more about the local transport plan policy document.
District integrated transport strategies
Strategies have been published for the eight district and boroughs in Staffordshire and are regularly reviewed.
The strategies identify the transport solutions that will help to deliver the policies in the local transport plan, our strategic plan, the objectives of the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership and the local plans for each given area.
Find out more about the integrated transport strategies, our strategic plan and the Local Enterprise Partnership.
Rail strategy and high speed rail
A rail strategy has been produced and will be released for consultation. The team responds to national and regional transport matters.
Find out more about our rail strategy, and the high speed rail proposals.
Stafford western access route
We manage the production of business cases for major transport schemes.
In 2015, a business case and planning application has been produced for the Stafford western access route.
Find out more about the Stafford western access route.
Bids are made to government to help fund the delivery of the district integrated transport strategies. Bids for funding have been made for:
The strategies are also funded through the Local Enterprise Partnerships’s growth deal.
We work with developers and the local planning authorities through the local plan process to make sure that the impacts of major developments on transport are looked into properly.
The impact of development proposals on the transport network is also addressed by the transport development works team.
Find out more about highways control.