Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Stage

Document Section 1. North Somerset Local Plan 2036: Issues and Options Document North Somerset Issues Q3. Do you agree with these or are there other challenges or issues which we have not included and how might the Local Plan address these? [View all comments on this section]
Comment ID 15685345//1
Respondent Dr Turk [View all comments by this respondent]
Response Date 07 Sep 2018
Comment

I agree that transport infrastructure is now becoming a problem in this area.  The decision to remove school transport for those traveling in to Backwell school has placed a great burden on public transport at key periods of the day.  The construction of the bypass linking the A38 and the A370 has also had a detrimental effect on road traffic for this area.  I am concerned that the building of so many new homes would put an undue burden on transport infrastructure on the A370 corridor.  This would need some careful consideration and better foresight than that used for the bypass.

Summary
I agree that transport infrastructure is now becoming a problem in this area. The decision to remove school transport for those traveling in to Backwell school has placed a great burden on public transport at key periods of the day. The construction of the bypass linking the A38 and the A370 has also had a detrimental effect on road traffic for this area. I am concerned that the building of so many new homes would put an undue burden on transport infrastructure on the A370 corridor. This would n
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