Results from Progress Reports:

  • Progress Reports

    *annual progress reports* (apr's) provide a mechanism for authorities to report on how their ltps are being implemented, and the progress in working towards the local objectives, national and local targets, and outputs. they will also enable authoritie...

Annual Progress Report 2004

Annual Progress Report 2001

Annual Progress Report 2002

Annual Progress Report 2003

Annual Progress Report 2005

LTP1 Delivery Report 2001-2006

LTP2 Delivery Report 2006-2008

  • LTP2 Delivery Report 2006-2008

    this delivery report is submitted to meet dft's requirements and not only looks back atwhat has been achieved so far, but also looks forward as to how the remainder of ourprogramme will be delivered. this includes an assessment of lessons learnt and, w...

Results from Local Transport Plans:

Provisional LTP July 2005 (version for comments)

  • Monitoring Progress

    during our first ltp period, we submitted aprs each july to government. each apr reports on delivery by the eight partner authorities, updates the public and allows government to assess our transport investment and progress towards targets. the apr al...

  • This LTP's Objectives

    this ltp2 takes forward the objectives of the 2003 ltp, which remain relevant and focused on the needs of our area. the objectives are to:* *ensure that the transport system underpins the economic revitalisation of the west midlands metropolitan area* ...

  • Rights of Way Improvement Plans Statement

    introductionevery local highway authority is required to produce a rights of way improvement plan (rowip) by november 2007. the government expects that each rowip will be incorporated into local transport planning during the next ltp period.  a rowip w...

  • History of the West Midlands Local Transport Plan

    our ltp2 sets out the travel and transport issues for what is the largest conurbation outside london and an area which is a major contributor to the national economy. following the first round of ltps, the government commissioned a num...

  • Air Quality Strategy

    air quality is an important issue within our area.  the metropolitan authorities have all completed air quality reviews and assessments.  annual average levels of nitrogen dioxide and, in some cases, par...

  • Introduction

    *deliverability* it is essential that we implement our programme if we are to deliver the objectives of this ltp2 and play our part in delivering the transport shared priority. we have substantially strengthened our delivery framework...

  • Introduction

    our strategy is based on analyses of the problems facing the metropolitan area and of the way in which the objectives will guide progress towards our vision. we will accommodate the aspirations of those who work, live and travel in or through our are...

  • Targets

    in addition to the mandatory targets set by the dft, consultation and analysis have enabled us to identify extra targets against which we intend to measure our performance. these are:* making more efficient use of the existing transport network* contr...

  • Targets Background

    the following targets, described in section "target justification and trajectories":/local-transport-plans/provisional-ltp-july-2005/performance-management/target-justification-and-trajectories/ reflect the need to base performance on a programme of in...

  • What is a Local Transport Plan?

    a local transport plan lays out a vision for an area, analyses travel problems and opportunities, and sets objectives and targets. it includes a five-year programme of integrated transport and maintenance capital schemes that will help to achieve thes...

  • Network Management Duty Statement

    introduction reducing traffic congestion in the west midlands metropolitan area is one of the main policy issues highlighted in strategic reports such as the regional transport s...

  • Involving Local Partners, Stakeholders and the Public

    we identify opportunities to deliver a better quality of life to local communities through a range of mechanisms: (a) partnership working...

  • Effective Use of Revenue Budgets

    revenue budgets are used to complement capital expenditure in order that our ltp2 can deliver the best possible results.  revenue programmes are derived from various sources including: ...

  • Travel and Transport Issues

    travel and transport issues all ultimately relate to one or more of the four themes of the transport shared priority, as set out below.*congestion* blights many journeys into or within our area. demand exceeds available capacity at certain times and i...

  • The 5-Year Maintenance Programme

    *carriageway maintenance* *introduction* maintenance has much to contribute towards wider transport and community objectives, particularly on sustainability, accident and crime reduction, and local accessibility. it w...

  • The Local Government Context

    the metropolitan authorities recognise the importance of a corporate approach in helping to deliver broader policy aspirations.  the leaders of the seven metropolitan councils and the passenger transport authority (pta) have met...

  • Travel and Transport Movements

    transport is not an end in itself. as individuals, we use the transport system in order to do other things. travel is a reflection of people’s lifestyles, income levels and the way industry, businesses and the service sector organise their activities...

  • Glossary and Abbreviations

    a accessibility planning according to the social exclusion unit report, ‘making the connections’, accessibility planning aims to ensure that: ...

  • Achieving Value for Money

    this section focuses on how we achieve vfm through implementation. major schemes are considered individually through a series of sieving assessments of options to ensure they provide the most effective contributi...

  • Executive Summary

    introductionthe transport act 2000 requires all local transport authorities in england, outside london, to prepare local transport plans.  the authorities are also required to take account of the department for transport's full guidance on local transp...

  • Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Vehicle Policy Statement

    introductionhackney carriage and private hire vehicle services are important elements of public transport.  both are licensed by the metropolitan authority for the area within which they operate. there are differences between hackney carriages (taxis) ...

  • Quality of Life Issues

    it is widely acknowledged that transport, both in terms of operation and new infrastructure development, has a bearing on quality of life. these quality of life issues have influenced our wider ltp2 strategy and are weaved into the document elsewhere...

  • Road Safety Strategy Statement

    introductionthe safety of road users is of prime importance for all transport initiatives within our area and is incorporated into linked strategies and programmes such as highway maintenance, safer routes to schools, travel awareness, and cycling prog...

  • Accessibility Strategy Statement

    *vision statement*the west midlands metropolitan authorities aim to embed accessibility considerations within all the decisions we take and to raise awareness of accessibility issues with all other key service providers in the area so that they also co...

  • Target Justification and Trajectories

    the following pages list our targets. our planning guideline funding levels for the ltp2 period are the same as for 2001 - 2006, so inflation will affect the outputs that can be produced. we show the current per...

  • Major Scheme Tables

    our programme of major schemes includes those that have approval and that will be delivered fully or partly during the ltp2 period and those that are new and for which approval will be sought. the overall programme represents a balan...

LTP Guidance

Results from What is the LTP?:

Results from Traffic Survey Data:

  • Traffic Survey Data

    this section of the website holds *traffic survey data* for the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. the reports are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the traffi...

Dudley

  • Dudley

    this section of the website holds data for the dudley area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the traffic go...

Point Reports

  • Point Reports

    here are the point reports, origionally there were 100 sites, but in 1996 the count was cut to 25 sites.

Walsall

  • Walsall

    this section of the website holds data for the wolverhampton area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the tra...

Birmingham

  • Birmingham

    this section of the website holds data for the birmingham area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the traffi...

Solihull

  • Solihull

    this section of the website holds data for the solihull area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the traffic ...

Coventry

  • Coventry

    this section of the website holds data for the coventry area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the traffic ...

Wolverhampton

  • Wolverhampton

    this section of the website holds data for the wolverhampton area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the tra...

West Bromwich

  • West Bromwich

    this section of the website holds data for the west bromwich area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the tra...

Sutton Coldfield

  • Sutton Coldfield

    this section of the website holds data for the sutton coldfield area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the ...

Brierley Hill

  • Brierley Hill

    this section of the website holds data for the brierley hill area of the west midlands.the information is gathered from various automatic and manual traffic counts. these are mainly presented in the form of cordon reports which summarise all of the tra...

Results from Associated groups:

West Midlands P+T Sub

Strategic Environmental Assessment

  • 10.1 Monitoring Measures

    the monitoring measures proposed in this section refer to the significant effects that have been predicted to result from measures included in the provisional ltp. however the monitoring programme itself will not commence until the final ltp is adopted...

  • 3.4.11 Material Assets

    one way that the transport sector can help to improve the efficiency of the use of raw materialsis by using recycled and secondary aggregates in road and footpath building andmaintenance operations. levels of recycling of highways materials across thes...

  • 3.4.6.1 Landscape Trends

    the countryside agency “countryside quality counts” "[7]":http://www.westmidlandsltp.gov.uk/report.php?id=1656#footnote-7 reports show the following changes in the overall character of west midland’s landscape character areas over the period 1990 to 19...

  • 3.4.2.2 Accessibility and Social Exclusion

    the percentage of pedestrian crossings with facilities for disabled people has improved acrossthe wmma between 2001 and 2004, and all authorities perform better than the englandaverage. apart from birminghamand coventry,all the authorities also perform...

  • 8.3.1 Air Quality

    theltp air quality strategy is expected to have a positive effect on local airquality across all of the wmma, with a combination of policies and measureswhich aim to tackle poor air quality. other strategy elements compliment theair quality strategy, s...

  • 3.4.8.2 National and Local Designations

    there are 2 national nature reserves (nnr) in the wmma, sutton park and wren’s nest. sutton park nnr covers just over 877 hectares and was a medieval deer park. the main habitat is lowland heath. wren’s nest nnr covers just over 34 hectares and is know...

  • 12 Glossary

    *alternatives*these are different ways of achieving the plan objectives.  alternatives are also referred to as options.*aadt*annual average daily traffic flow*aonb*area of outstanding natural beauty.  a designation given to land in recognition of t...

  • 4 Environmental Problems and Opportunities

    the review of otherplans and programmes and the collation of the environmental baseline data aidedthe identification of transport, social, economic and environmental problemsand opportunities that could be addressed by, or affect the strategies andmeas...

  • 9.2 Other Proposed Mitigation and Enhancement Measures

    the table belowsummarises other mitigation and enhancement proposals. these are dealt with atgreater length in appendix f.table 9-2 other proposed mitigation and enhancement measures *sea topic**proposed mitigation or enhancement me...

WM Joint Committee

Cycling West Midlands

  • Cycle Training

    not just for kids, so find out what's involved and where you can improve your cycling skills

West Midlands Freight Quality Partnership

  • Aims

    the general aims of the west midlands freight quality partnership are:* to agree and keep under review, a strategic transport network for the region, for distribution purposes* to identify and work towards addressing key capacity constraints on the net...

West Midlands Road Safety

  • WEST MIDLANDS ROAD SAFETY PARTNERSHIP

    *mission statement*_to promote safety for all road users in the west midlands metropolitan area and support the delivery of the west midlands targets for the reduction in the number and severity of road traffic accident casualties_ the west midlands ro...

Transport Innovation Fund

Results from News:

NATIONAL TRAVEL SURVEY: 2002 (22-04-2004)

LTP Capital programme Settlement

  • LTP Capital programme Settlement

    government invests £155m to improve local transport in the west midlands...people in the west midlands will benefit from £155 million to improve local transport in the region, transport secretary douglas alexander announced today.the investment is part...

Cycle Training for West Midlands School Children

  • Cycle Training for West Midlands School Children

    monday 17 march 2008 10:18 department for transport (west midlands) (dft) £436,000 announced to provide cycle training for 11,000 west midlands school children transport minister rosie winterton today announced that over £3m would be dedicated to prov...

Local Transport Capital Settlement 2007

  • Local Transport Capital Settlement 2007

    h1. £511m towards local transport improvementsin the west midlands27th november 2007local transport in the west midlands is set to benefit from £511 million in government investment over three years, transport minister rosie winterton confirmed today. ...

Results from Congestion Target Delivery Plan:

  • Congestion Target Delivery Plan

    our congestion target delivery plan sets out how we propose to tackle congestion over the period of our "2006 local transport plan (ltp2)":http://westmidlandsltp.gov.uk/report.php?id=1783 . in our ltp2 strategy framework we stated '*_our key focus is ...

WM Congestion Target Delivery Plan

  • WM Congestion Target Delivery Plan

    download the congestion target delivery plan document from this page by selecting the appropriate link below the table:h5. part 1covercontentsh5. part 2introductionbackgroundgovernanceriskdeliveryh5. part 3communicationsenabling actions and delivery le...