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Transport planning overview

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

Funding bids

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.  

Infrastructure Development and Improvements

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 Infrastructure Development and Improvements team.

Find out more about Infrastructure Development and Improvements

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Latest transport news

Drivers and cyclists urged to look out for each other as darker nights approach

Cyclists and motorists are being urged to be more courteous and to look out for each other in a new road safety campaign
20 October 2020

Drivers urged to check their tyres as part of road safety campaign

Motorists across Staffordshire and Stoke-on -Trent are being encouraged to check their tyres are safe this October and ahead of winter as part of national tyre safety month.
19 October 2020

Town centre road improvement works completed on schedule

A £360,000 road improvement scheme in Cheadle town centre has been completed following careful planning and coordination.
07 October 2020

Major county road project reaches next milestones as building continues at pace

Work on a multi-million-pound road project which will support growth and ease congestion in Stafford continues at pace with more milestones reached in recent weeks.
29 September 2020

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