What is the Great Atlantic Way?
What is different about
the visitor experience?
What is the purpose?
Where is the Great Atlantic Way?
Why is it important?
How does it help public
- economy & rural
Where are we now?
Who are the stakeholders?
Who is leading the project?
What do people say?
The Great Atlantic Way project
contributes significantly to the strategies of:
SOUTH WEST REGION
- SWRDA and the county’s objective: improving regional communications
and infrastructure, offering solutions to the mobility issues associated with
an elderly and large visitor population.
- South West Regional Emphasis document:
to the major issue of rural access and job creation, supporting innovative and
demand responsive transport. (doc)
- Cornwall County Council's Local Transport Plan (2001-2006): the
overarching aims: reduce the adverse impact of transport; improve safety for
all travellers; contribute to an efficient local economy, and to support
sustainable economic growth; promote accessibility to work, facilities and
services for all people, especially those without a car; promote the
integration of all forms of transport, and reduce the need to travel
through co-ordinated transport and land use planning; Particularly the
development of alternatives to the private car to ensure a more energy
efficient and environmental sustainable transport strategy (doc).
- Connecting Cornwall Action Plan: particularly support for economic
development initiatives, sustainable networks, public transport improvements
and air transport (Newquay airport) (doc).
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