Annex A: Local Transport Strategy objectives and sample targets



Target by 2030


Support an inclusive, accessible, affordable city

Access to significant locations, prices of bus fares

Accessibility analysis; analysis of bus fares

Support delivery of the Climate Change Strategy

Reduce car use by 20%

Increase bus use by 50%

Double active mode use

Traffic counters, fuel sales

Bus patronage records

Counters and surveys

Support delivery of the Economic Development Strategy

To be developed through Strategy

Visitors mode of arrival in York; measures of congestion. Bus reliability as “reliability” objective 

Improve health and wellbeing through healthy place shaping

To be developed through Strategy

KM cycle routes/ lanes, number of low traffic neighbourhoods

Enhance safety and personal security

To be developed through Strategy

Stats 19 records of traffic injuries and fatalities; attitudinal surveys; crime figures

Improve the local environment by reducing air pollution and noise

To be developed through Strategy

Air quality monitoring throughout York.  Noise monitoring.

Enhance the reliability of the transport system

95% of bus services on time; measure of congestion to be developed through Strategy

Information collected from bus operators; google traffic data or similar

Protect the city’s heritage and enhance public spaces.

Traffic reduction figure for central York

Traffic counts in central area of York/ on the bridges

Accommodate the envisaged growth of the city in the most sustainable way

To be developed through Strategy

Traffic generation by new developments in York

Future-proof our city

To be developed through Strategy