The Draft Strategy proposes that HGVs should be prevented from accessing the city centre at busy times and businesses encouraged to use a Freight Consolidation Centre which uses an electric vehicle.
The Draft Strategy recognises that the use of the London Road and Cleveland Bridge as a through route creates serious problems for the city.
The Draft Strategy proposes that some one way road layouts (e.g. Pines Way and around Avon Street car park) should be removed to reduce the impact of traffic on nearby buildings
The Draft Strategy identifies that rail will play an important role in the future with electrification of the inter city services and improvements to local trains with the MetroWest project. How should services to the West Wiltshire Towns be improved?
With the developments proposed in Bath, Oldfield Park Station will become a new focal point for rail travel. Service provision will be greatly enhanced.
The Provisional Strategy is proposing to increase Park & Ride. This will help to reduce congestion and potentially improve air quality creating an improved city centre ambience.
The Draft Strategy is proposing that greater emphasis is placed on walking and improving mobility provision. This will be achieved through pedestrian schemes e.g. Stall Street.
The Draft Strategy proposes that we prioritise cycling along the river corridor with radial routes into the City.
The Draft Strategy proposes that we help improve bus services by introducing more bus lanes.
The Strategy proposes that we find new locations where Coaches can initially drop visitors in the city centre before they go and park elsewhere.