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Workplace Travel Plans

Workplace Travel Plans

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  1. Workplace Travel Plans Amy Bristow, Travel Plan Adviser Sustainable Business Forum 15th March 2007

  2. Introduction • Overview of travel plans • Benefits • How to set up a travel plan • Options • Costs and savings • Travel plans in the planning process • Assistance • Contact details

  3. Overview • Stem from environmental concerns to reduce congestion and pollution • A strategy to improve access to your business • A package of measures aimed at widening travel choices by all modes of transport and cutting unnecessary car use. • Commuters, customers, visitors, business travel, fleet management and deliveries are all covered.

  4. Overview II • Document the process • The business and the site • Travel patterns and transport provision • Targets, aims and objectives • An action plan of measures • Marketing and promotion • Monitoring and review • Budget and management

  5. Benefits • Improved accessibility • To resolve specific issues – especially parking pressures/costs • To consolidate travel related business policies • Support expansion and development plans • To satisfy a planning obligation • Improved business efficiency • Raise awareness and influence behaviour • Social and moral • Environmental

  6. How to set up a travel plan • Seek advice from the County Council • Gain senior management support • Gather information – audits and surveys • Review company policies related to travel • Ask questions and involve staff • Set objectives • Identify resources to deliver your plans • Quick wins

  7. Options • Depends on your particular site and working practices • Develop what works for you • Provide information vs restrict car use • Spectrum of options in between • Specific options – car share, cycle parking, season ticket loans, flexi working

  8. Options II • MoD – cycle/pedestrian friendly site design, on site facilities • Environment Agency – car share • North Hampshire NHS Trust – cycle parking • MEPC Chineham park – shuttle buses • Whiteley and Segensworth – partnership working, shuttle buses, car share, staggered shift patterns • Glasshouse studios – shared post / stationary supplies

  9. Time Administration Publicity material Surveys Facilities to support walking and cycling Purchase of carshare software Financial incentives (?) Reduced car park space Less sick / late time Better moral Less congestion Improved recruitment and retention More efficient business travel Teleworking reduces office space Increased productivity when working at home Costs and savings

  10. The planning process • Travel plans are required for a range of developments / extensions • Legal requirement to produce, deliver and monitor a plan • Guidance is available on the documentation required • www.hants.gov.uk/environment/workplacetravel/developers

  11. Assistance • Advice and guidance (plus website) • Site and staff surveys • Targeting and promotion of campaigns • Leaflets, carshare banners, resources • Post code mapping • Network of contacts / forums / resources • Public transport operators • Energy Savings Trust • Assessment of travel plans prior to submission

  12. Contact Amy Bristow Travel Plan Adviser (Business) 01962 846598 Amy.bristow@hants.gov.uk Workplace.travelplans@hants.gov.uk www.hants.gov.uk/environment/workplacetravel