The transport sector is accountable for 30% of the city's total emissions and is an area which requires a major change in behaviour if we are to achieve our 2030 target.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on mobility trends across the UK, with emissions from all transport falling drastically in the spring - only to increase again to near normal levels towards the end of the summer. The legacy of COVID-19 could have a detrimental effect on people's use of public transport, with private car journeys becoming the preferred means of travel.
2.15 - Expand the Local Cycling and Walking Implementation Plan to include five more cycling routes identified as having the greatest potential to increase cycling, should the route be enhanced.
2.16 - Implement a non-motorised road user audit to all changes to the highway.
2.17 - Conduct an assessment of transport improvement schemes to capture the benefits of active travel.
2.18 - Adopt the Healthy Street Check as a key performance indicator across infrastructure projects to create streets where people are encouraged to walk or cycle for short trips.
2.19 - Implement the 2050 Climate Mobility City Interreg project to explore and quantify the impact of low carbon transport strategies.
2.20 - Complete the Southway to Plymbridge walking and cycling scheme.
2.21 - Deliver a continuation of the off-road Eastern Corridor walking and cycling route to Colesdown Hill.
2.22 - Commence construction of new cycle paths in Somerset Place, Broxton Drive, Newnham Road and Derriford Community Park.
2.23 - Improve walking and cycling routes through Central Park.
2.24 - Complete delivery of Saltash Walk and Cycle programme.
2.25 - Commence design work on the Dockyard to City and St Budeaux to Docks cycle schemes.
2.26 - Complete new pedestrian crossings at Woodford Avenue and Larkham Lane as part of the Eastern Corridor Junction Improvements scheme for Plymouth Road.
2.27 - Complete delivery of 2 new bus shelters and 54 Real Time Passenger Information Boards along the Plymouth East Western Corridor.
2.28 - Complete delivery of 3 bus shelters and 16 Real Time Passenger Information boards along the Plymouth North Corridor.
2.29 - Complete the installation of electric vehicle charge points at the Elphinstone, Plymstock Broadway, Crownhill, Guildhall, Plympton Mudge Way and North Hill public car parks.
2.30 - Complete the installation of an electric vehicle charge point at the Barbican Landing Stage to support the passenger ferries becoming electric powered.
2.31 - Complete the installation of 9 new public electric vehicle charging hubs.
2.32 - Commence design of St Budeaux Station's Sustainable Transport Interchange.
2.33 - Complete design and consult on the preferred Woolwell to the George Transport Improvement Scheme, that will deliver an extension to segregated walking and cycling facilities along Plymouth’s Northern Corridor.
2.34 - Commence design of transport improvements along Royal Parade to enhance sustainable transport in the city centre.
2.35 - Commence design of transport improvements on Mayflower Street that will create more space for waiting passengers and arriving buses using both Royal Parade and Mayflower Street.
2.36 - Commence design work on the St Budeaux to Crownhill sustainable transport corridor.
2.37 - Commence design work on the Better Places Plymouth, a programme of transformation of key city centre streets and spaces creating a network of high quality walking and cycling routes north-south and east-west through the city centre to drive a higher proportion of journeys through the area by sustainable modes.
2.38 - Commence design work on the Mobility Hubs, that will offer a low carbon multi-modal network for travel throughout Plymouth and the surrounding area.
2.39 - Commence design work on the Plymouth Station Access, that will promote low-carbon forms of transport and facilitate pedestrian access between the station, the university and the city centre.
2.40 - Commence construction of the new passenger concourse at Plymouth Train Station.
2.41 - Provide additional signage at Plymouth's suburban rail stations and produce and distribute passenger information promoting travel by train from local stations.
2.42 - Expand smart and multi-operator ticketing to include ferries and local rail services as well as buses.
2.43 - Provide a tendered bus network from January 2021 to provide access to essential services by bus rather than private car.
2.44 - Develop new and existing local passenger ferry services by working with stakeholders including operators, the business community and Cornwall Council.
2.45 - Provide school and business Sustainable Travel Grants.