News - Have your say on Cardiff’s Transport Strategy
5th January 2017
Following Cabinet approval on Cardiff’s Transport Strategy – the Authority wants the public’s views whether the strategy has been fully understood.
The Strategy can be viewed at: http://www.keepingcardiffmoving.co.uk/transport-strategy
survey can be accessed bilingually through the following links - https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=148000232274
(English) or https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=148119156864
sets out the City Council’s priorities to encourage walking and cycling,
improving public transport options and supporting the Welsh Government’s future
development of a Metro system.
document is designed to explain the future of transport in Cardiff as it
strives to become Europe’s Most Liveable Capital City.
the key projects and actions which the Council will undertake as it works to
improve Cardiff’s transport network and encourage residents, commuters and
visitors to move away from travelling by private car towards sustainable ways
of getting around – by walking, cycling or public transport.
priorities set out in this document include:
· The Welsh Government METRO Project
· Development of an on street tram
system linked to the wider regional Metro network.
· Better bus routes and services both in
Cardiff and on cross border routes
· Strategic cycle network
· Better management of the highway
· Improvements to the train network
· The new bus Interchange at Central
· A new transport corridor through North
· Improving pedestrian routes
· Improving public transport
· Improvements in park & ride
· Cardiff West Bus and Rail Interchange
· Environmentally friendly bus
Improvements in technology.
these priorities, the Council will work with a range of partner organisations
including developers, public transport operators, Cardiff’s business community,
neighbouring local authorities, Welsh Government, the health sector and other
key public bodies.
continues to grow both in terms of the number of people that live here and the
number of people commuting from outside the city to work. Since 2004 there has
been a 10% increase in the daily commuter into Cardiff from neighbouring areas
from 74,600 to 81,800. As the population continues to grow and more people
travel to Cardiff for work, the City Council is committed to promoting and
encouraging alternatives to the private car.