The Better Connected South Hampshire project aims to reduce the negative impact of traffic, make it easier for people to get to local employment, and improve air quality.
Helping people choose different ways to travel – particularly on shorter journeys – can save them money as well as having health benefits; reducing traffic on the roads means people and goods can move around more easily and this, in turn, can improve employment prospects as companies see south Hampshire as a great place to establish and grow a business. This report highlights some of the great work completed during the first year of funding.
This document reports on the first year of the Better Connected South Hampshire LSTF programme, setting the baseline position with regards traffic levels, public transport usage and attitudes towards sustainable transport. This will form the basis against which the project will be evaluated over the remaining 2 years of the programme
This document sets out the approach being taken to the monitoring and evaluation of the Better Connected programme:
This £31m project runs from early 2013 to March 2015. Regular updates on progress will be available to from this site. The project is part funded by the Department for Transport (DfT) Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF).
Key elements of the project are:-
The key outcomes expected from the project are:
The programme has been designed to
The TfSH bid was accepted by the DfT in July 2012 as one of only 13 projects that received LSTF major scheme funding. Between 2013 and 2015 TfSH will receive £17.8m from the Government to support delivery of the Better Connnected project.
This is the TFSH bid submission to the Department for Transport's Local Sustainable Transport Fund: