Active Travel is an important element of Tactran’s Regional Transport Strategy and Delivery Plan. Section 5.3 of the Tactran RTS 2015-2036 Refresh outlines the detailed strategy for Active Travel and section 3 of the associated Tactran RTS Delivery Plan 2016-2021 provides details of Active Travel projects. Progress on individual projects is reported appropriately at Partnership Meetings.
Tactran Spaces for People
Tactran have been awarded £302,000 from Sustrans’ Spaces for People initiative to monitor the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on travel in the Tactran Region, in particular assessing the impact of Spaces for People infrastructure and interventions implemented by Tactran’s constituent Councils; assessing trends in our cities/towns and undertaking behaviour and attitude monitoring. Attitudinal surveys are being carried out and the reports are available below:
- Wave 1 Report – August 2020
- Wave 2 Report – September 2020
- Wave 3 Report – October 2020
- Wave 4 Report – November 2020
- Wave 5 Report – December 2021
- Wave 6 Report – January 2021
- Wave 7 report – February 2021
- Wave 8 Report – March 2021
- Wave 9 Report – March 2021
- Wave 10 Report – April 2021
Tactran Active Travel Audits
Tactran is currently in the process of undertaking Active Travel Audits of the main settlements in the area. For more detailed information and access to the reports please go the main Active Travel Audit section.
Tactran Active Travel Grant 2021/22
The 2021/22 Tactran Active Travel Grant provides capital funding to create infrastructure that enables more people to cycle and walk for everyday, utility journeys throughout the region. The grant is based on Sustrans Scotland’s Places for Everyone criteria and applications should address the aims and objectives of the Tactran Regional Transport Strategy Refresh 2015 – 2036, with particular focus on strategy 5.3 Active Travel.
To find out more information please read the Essential Information and Scoring Criteria document. If you think you have a project that would be suitable for the 2021/22 Active Travel Grant please contact Merry Smith, in the first instance.