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Last edited 30 Dec 2017
Transport assessment for building developments
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'A comprehensive and systematic process that sets out transport issues relating to a proposed development. It identifies what measures will be required to improve accessibility and safety for all modes of travel, particularly for alternatives to the car such as walking, cycling and public transport and what measures will need to be taken to deal with the anticipated transport impacts of the development.'
A transport statement is:
A transport assessment typically includes an assessment of accessibility, existing highway conditions, and existing and proposed traffic associated with the development site. Software such as ARCADY and PICADY is often used to assess the traffic impact at junctions.
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