Largest north east travel study results revealed

Lucy Johnston2023, News

The largest ever study of travel in the north east has shed light on how and why we choose to get around the area. Earlier this year, Nestrans commissioned a Comprehensive Travel Study, talking to over 1,000 residents across the region to gain valuable insights into travel behaviours in the north east. The study aims to develop a better understanding of travel patterns, barriers and identify gaps in knowledge, particularly with regards to equalities and social inclusion impacts. The study has revealed some interesting insights into the travel behaviour of …

Measuring the progress of the new Regional Transport Strategy

Lucy Johnston2022, News

Understanding the region’s travel patterns and trends is an important part of measuring the progress of the Regional Transport Strategy (RTS).    Each year Nestrans produce a Monitoring Report. It allows Nestrans to track the effectiveness of its policies and interventions against what the Strategy sets out to achieve. Nestrans can also use the monitoring data to adjust, if necessary, so that better progress can be made towards targets.   In November 2021, the Minister for Transport approved Nestrans’ new RTS. The Nestrans Board adopted this as its position of strategic transport …