Exeter Civic Society

Exeter Civic Society

Highways & Transport Planning for Exeter

Devon County Council is responsible for maintaining and developing the highways, co-ordinating public transport, developing the cycle network, and road safety.  Their transport website can be found here  .  Their transport plan for Devon/ Torbay Local Transport Plan 3 (LTP3), and the implementation plan can be found here  . In addition, they have additional policy documents and details of major schemes here

Exeter City Council have a number of policy documents and advisory policies for the design of new developments, the need to mitigate the impact of cars, and the need for sustainable travel plans relating to transport and highways. Their documents can be found here .  They are responsible for the quality of clean air in the City and have an Air Quality Strategy which can be seen here . The heaviest pollution in Exeter is caused by traffic and the council have a duty to ensure this is kept below a certain level to protect people’s health. The worst effected areas are along the main roads coming into the City.

The County Council have  proposals to improve two of the roads that approach Countess Wear roundabout – their proposals can be found here