If your business or organisation would like to create a Travel Plan, but you don't know where to start, we are here to help.
Our Travel Plan Toolkit is divided into separate sections. Each section looks at a different area of the Travel Planning process. There are also several appendices where you can find templates and more in-depth information.
Find out basic information about Travel Plans, what benefits they bring and why you should consider developing one at your business.
Find out about the Travel Plan document and get a brief breakdown of the information that we would expect to be included in a Travel Plan.
Marketing your Travel Plan properly is essential to its success. Find out the best ways to communicate your Travel Plan to the right people.
Get tips on marketing techniques, promotional events and branding your communications.
There are many things that you can do that will your Travel Plan to be a success. Find out how your Travel Plan can bring you the benefits that you set out to get.
Without careful monitoring, you will have no way of knowing if your Travel Plan is delivering what it set out to achieve.
Find out ways to monitor its success, giving useful tips on surveys and timescales.
The promotion of active travel, such as walking and cycling, is a fundamental element of most Travel Plans.
Get tips on measures you can put in place to help you to encourage your staff to cycle or walk to work.
Public transport could replace the use of the car for many commuter and leisure trips. Find out some of the things you can do to encourage staff and customers to use buses or trains.
Find out how you can reduce costs spent on your fleet vehicle and mileage payments for staff who travel for their role. A Travel Plan is not just about commuting; it looks to reduce all vehicle trips.
Download: Travel Plan measures: Business Travel
Find out how you can actively discourage the use of the private car. These measures are especially useful if your company currently has an issue with parking provision being in too high a demand, or if you spend a lot of money subsidising extra parking for your employees.
Travel Plans need to be written down in a suitable document that explains all the relevant information about what you are doing to reduce single occupancy car trips and what you are hoping to achieve.
Get help on how you can put together your document to make it easier and more interesting for the reader, whilst still including the information that is needed.
Get more information about the Travel Planning process and look at templates to help you get started.
Every Travel Plan will need someone to coordinate its day to day activities.
Find out what is required of a Travel Plan Coordinator and gives an example job description that may be useful when appointing your own TPC.
Look a sample layout of a Travel Plan document, with explanations of what information should be included in each section.
This download is ideal to use as a reference when putting your own document together.
Download: Appendix 2 - Framework Travel Plan
When monitoring your Travel Plan, you will need to survey your staff and/or customers about their travel behaviour.
This download includes a sample survey that you can use as a basis for your own, to make sure you get the right information in the results.
Download: Appendix 3 - Example Travel Survey
Read some Travel Planning case studies from around the city. Each study explains what they did in their Travel Plans and then the results and benefits that they received.
Download: Appendix 4 - Travel Plan success stories
Derby City Council
The Council House