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									          Appendix H. Proposed Monitoring Protocol (draft)




                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Person/organsiation responsible for undertaking the                                                                                                                               When should remedial action be
SEA Objective                            Indicator                              Target                                                          Monitoring Activity to be Undertaken                                                                                                      When the monitoring should be undertaken (frequency)   Appropriate format for presentation of results                                                    What remedial action should be taken
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       monitoring                                                                                                                                                                        considered

Biodiversity

                                                                                There should be no detriment to LBAP targets as a result
                                                                                                                                                Maintain record of LBAP targets and progress on these - by             SYLTPP in liason with County or District Ecology and Natire                                                               GIS database. GIS system needs to include
                                         Achievement of LBAP targets            of transportation schemes or works associated with                                                                                                                                                        Annual review (subject to data availability)
                                                                                                                                                reference to data from English Nature                                  Conservation Departments                                                                                                  mapping showing any LBAP target habitats.
                                                                                transport

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GIS mappping to show baseline areas and newly
                                         Area of community forest               To increase tree cover by 30% over about 30 years               Record areas and locations of newly planted woodland                   SYLTPP in liason with County Landscape Department                  Annually                                               planted areas, with numerical values displayable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on plan
                                         No. of areas of ancient and semi-                                                                  Record areas and locations of newly planted woodland and areas                                                                                                                                       GIS mappping to show baseline areas and newly
                                                                                No net loss of ancient/semi-natural woodland as a result of
                                         natural woodlands, including                                                                       of woodland lost/removed. Record areas of new or lost woodland             SYLTPP in liason with County Landscape Department                  Annually                                               planted or lost areas, with numerical values
                                                                                transport schemes
                                         replanted woodlands                                                                                due to transport schemes separately                                                                                                                                                                  displayable on plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GIS mappping to show baseline areas and newly
                                                                                                                                                Record areas of new or lost woodland due to transport schemes
                                         Woodland Cover                         No net loss of woodland as a result of transport schemes                                                                               SYLTPP in liason with County Landscape Department                  Annually                                               planted areas, with numerical values displayable
                                                                                                                                                separately
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GIS mappping to show baseline areas and newly
1. Conserve and enhance biodiversity
                                     Area of grasslands                         No net loss of grasslands as a result of transport schemes Record areas of grassland lost to trasnport schemes                         SYLTPP in liason with County Landscape Department                  Annually                                               created or lost areas, with numerical values
at all levels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 displayable on plan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GIS mappping to show baseline nature reserves              Whenever individual schemes are
                                         No. and area of Local Nature           No net loss of habitats within Local Nature Reserves as a                                                                              SYLTPP in liason with County and District Ecology and Nature                                                              and any new reserves or land-takeform existing                                                    For individual schemes, promote primacy of nature conservation by selecting
                                                                                                                                                Record areas and locations of Local Nature Reserves                                                                                       Annually                                                                                                           likely to have significant adverse
                                         Reserves                               result of transport schemes                                                                                                            Conservation Departments                                                                                                  reserves, with numerical values displayable on                                                    options that minimise impacts on biodiversity. Mitigation of potential effects on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              impacts on these targets, either
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 plan                                                                                              cSACs, SSSIs, Protected Species etc, to be achieved through adherence to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          individually or cumulatively alongside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   requirements of tatutory legislation. On a County-wide basis, the cumuative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          other schemes; and at annual review
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   effects should be reviewed to identify whether policy changes are required, in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            of LTP2 progress, (subject to data
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   terms of transport policy and/or land use policy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         availability)
                                                                                No net loss of protected species, or their habitats as a
                                         Nos/ types of Protected Species        result of new transport schemes or transport infrastructure
                                                                                maintenance works.



                                         Number of RSPB and Important                                                                           Record locations and areas of RSPB resreves and Important Bird
                                                                                No target identified                                                                                                                   SYLTPP to record datat on GIS database                             Annually                                               GIS mapping to show locations and areas
                                         Bird Areas (IBA)                                                                                       Areas, by referecne to data held by RSPB and BTO
                                                                                There should be no net loss of environmental assets as a
                                         Number and condition of (c)SACs
                                                                                result of development.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 GIS mapping to show locations of SSSIs.
                                                                                Public Service Agreement target has been set that
2. Adopt the principle of no net loss of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Graphical presenttaion to show % of favourable or
                                         Number and condition of SSSIs          nationally 95% of SSSI land should be in favourable or          Record status of SSSIs by reference to English Nature                  SYLTPP to record data on GIS database                              Annually
designated habitats, and attach the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              recovering sites versus unfavourable and
                                                                                recovering condition by 2010.
highest priority to conserving and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               declining sites.
improving designated sites               No. and condition of Sites of
                                                                                No net loss of or degradation of SBIs and SINCs as a                                                                                   SYLTPP in liason with County and Distirct Ecology and Nature
                                         Biological Importance (SBI) and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         GIS mapping to show locations, areas and
                                                                                result of transport scheme or works associated with             Record areas, locations and condition of Local Nature Reserves         Conservation Departments, with reference to Local Wildlife Tusts   Bi-annually
                                         Sites of Importance for Nature                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          condition of SBIs and SINCs
                                                                                transport                                                                                                                              where appropriate
                                         Conservation (SINC)
Population & Human Health: Air Quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Graphical presentation to show trends in                                                          Potential reasons for worsening trend should be reviewed to determine where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 concentrations of traffic-related air pollutants                                                  effects are likely to be temporary, even though long-term (e.g. traffic growth in
                                                                                Meet UK Air Quality Objectives as inlcuded in the Air           Air monitoring via the existing air quality monitoring equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 versus time and against the Air Quality Objectives, Where there is a consistently                 selected areas due to longer-term road works causing traffic to divert) or
                                         Levels of transport-related            Quality (England) Regulations 2000, and Amendment               network. Additional monitoring to be undertaken where new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SYLTPP                                                                   Monthly                                                linked to GIS mapping to show monitoring            worsening trend in levels of air quality      whether effects are due to a permanent change (e.g. an overall increase in
                                         pollutants, particularly in AQMAs      (2002). Where Air Quality Objectives already met, no            problems become apparent and at locations that could be affected
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 locations and AQMA areas. Weather conditions        pollutants.                                   road traffic) that will not be reversed without active intervention, e.g. the
                                                                                deterioration in air quality due to traffic.                    by new major scheme proposals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 also to be recorded at same time as pollutant                                                     introduction of demand management measures to limit to reduce traffic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 levels are monitored.                                                                             movements through the areas affected.

                                                                                AQMAs to be identified if one or more of the Governments                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Identify wheher change in no. of AQMa is related to traffic - either volumes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SYLTPP in liason with County and District Environmental Health                                                            GIS mapping to show AQMAs with graohical links
                                         Number of AQMAs                        Air Quality Objectives will not be met. The pollutant likely Monitor concentrations of traffic-related air pollutants                                                                                     Refer to Air Quality Management Plans                                                                 At annual review of LTP2 progress                  and/or new routes. Where traffic related, consider introduction of new demand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       departments                                                                                                               to show concentrations of monitored pollutants
                                                                                to exceed its objective is Nitrogen Dioxide                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        management measures in these areas.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 system. For the purposes of this target, road traffic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 data needs to presented in a format that allows         At annual progress review of LTP2
                                                                                Reduce road traffic volumes to 25% of existing 2005                                                                                                                                                                                                              comparison with measured levels of air pollutants       performance, if figures indicate that
                                         Road traffic growth                                                                                    Road traffic counts                                                    SYLTPP                                                             Monthly                                                                                                                                                  Implement introduction of appropriate demand management measures.
                                                                                levels by 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and that will also allow air quality modelling to be    target for reducing traffic volumes is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 undertaken, to enable prediction of future air          not being met
3. Reduce the negative impacts of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 quality and to enable comparison of modelled air
transportation network on air quality
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 quality versus air quality monitoring results.
                                         No. of journeys made using                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      At annual progress review of LTP2
                                                                                Improve accessibility, punctuality and reliability of local                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Assess potential reasons that may be deterring modal shift towards more
                                         sustainable forms of transport,                                                                        Monitor numbers of journeys made by public transport, on foot and                                                                                                                                                                                        performance, if figures for increased
                                                                                public transport (bus and light rail) with an increase in use                                                                     SYLTPP and District Transport Plannng departments                       Annual surveys                                         Graphical presentation                                                                            sustainable modes of transport (utilise comments from household surveys)
                                         including walking, cyclng and public                                                                   by cycle via household surveys                                                                                                                                                                                                                           use of sustainable transport not on
                                                                                of more than 12 per cent from 2000 levels by 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and evaluate potential mitigation measures that could be implemented.
                                         transport                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       target
                                         No. of employers actively promoting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Assess potential reasons for employers not promoting Green Travel Plans and
                                                                                                                                                Record no. of companies with Work Travel Plans and no. of plans                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 whether absence of such plans is having an effect on the overall use of
                                         car share schemes and cycle/walk
                                                                                Increase no. of Green Travel Plans                              where car-sharing promoted, e.g. through incentives or employees SYLTPP through liason with employers                                     Annual surveys                                         Graphical presentation                                  At annual review of LTP2 performance sustainable modes of transport. Evaluate whether incentives could encourage
                                         to work schemes (through Work
                                                                                                                                                registering for car share schemes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Green Travel Plans and whether this would have a significant overall effect on
                                         Travel Plans)
                                                                                Reduce proportion of freight transported by road                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the no. of journeys made using sustainable transport within the County.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         At annual review of LTP2
                                         Volume of freight transported by       throughout S Yorkshire in comparison to other transport         Record volumes of freight transported by road/rail within and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Assess whether % road freight has increased relative to non-freight road
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SYLTPP in liason with freight operators and the Strategic Rail                                                                                                                    performance, if Government target for
                                         road versus other modes of             modes. Government 10 year plan target: increase use of          through the County. Record, where practicable, proportion of                                                                              Annual records                                         Graphical presentation                                                                         traffic and the contribution that road freight may be having in terms of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Authority                                                                                                                                                                         rail freight not being met for through
                                         transport, e.g. rail                   rail for transporting freight by 80% between 2000 and           through County and intra-County road freight.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   adverse air quality impacts within the County.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         County freight
                                                                                2010.
                                                                                                                                                Record average number of days per site when air pollution may be
                                         Number of days of moderate or          Reduce air pollution and ensure air quality continues to                                                                                                                                                                                                         Graphical presentation, linked to GIS mapping of        At annual review of LTP2                  Assess potential reasons for any overall reduction in air quality and evaluate
                                                                                                                                                described as moderate, high or very high, for nitrogen dioxide,  SYLTPP in liaison with Environmental Health departments                  Monthly
                                         poor air quality                       improve through the longer term.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 monitoring locations                                    performance.                              potential mitigation measures.
                                                                                                                                                sulphur dioxide, ozone, carbon monoxide or fine particles
Population & Human Health: Noise and Vibration
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Review reasons for actual or potential loss of tranquil areas and evaluate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         At annual review of LTP2 performance potential mitigation measures (e.g. review/revise major scheme proposals:
4. Introduce measures which minimise
                                     Percentage of tranquil areas               No net loss of tranquil areas due to transport scehemes         Review tranquil areas, on basis of CPRE data.                          SYLTPP                                                             Annually                                               GIS mapping of "tranquil areas"                         review. (NB. Subject to data on      ideally potential effects on tranquil areas should have been addressed at
noise impacts on people and property
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tranquil areas being available)      scheme optioneering stage, hence mitigation proposals should already be in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              place)
Population & Human Health: Safety
                                                                                Government targets: 40% reduction in fatal and serious
                                         Number and category of transport
                                                                                casualties by 2010, 50% reduction in child fatal and
                                         accidents
                                                                                serious casualties by 2010. PSA (Pub;ic Service                 Monitor number and category of accidents (fatal/serious),                                                                                                                                        Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping, to                                                  Where results indicate predicts target may not be met, review potential
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SYLTPP                                                             Annually                                                                                                       At annual review of LTP2 performance
                                                                                Agreement) Targets: 45% reduction in fatalisties/serious        pedestrians, cyclists, child injuries/fatalities, etc)                                                                                                                                           enable "hotspots" to be monitored.                                                                reasons for failure and evalulate potential mitigation.
5. Improve road safety and make        Number of accidents involving            injuries by 2010, 60% reduction in child fatalities/ serious
people feel safer when using all forms pedestrians or cyclists                  casualties by 2010.
of transport                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Where % positive tests/refusals, work with police to promote the "don't drink
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and drive" message and to promote more sustainable forms of transport as
                                                                                                                                                Monitor breath test failure rates, on basis of data from S Yorkshire                                                                                                                             Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping to
                                         Breath test failure rate               Reduce % positive breath tests/refusals.                                                                                               SYLTPP in liason with S Yorkshire police                           Six monthly                                                                                                    At annual review of LTP2 performance practicable alternatives. Consider whether additional public service provision,
                                                                                                                                                police.                                                                                                                                                                                          enable "hotspots" if any, to be identified
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              e.g. during evening and weekend hours, could encourage use of public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              transport rather than private car use.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Review datt to identify potential reasons for increase in crime incidences and
                                         Incidence of crime on public
6. Reduce levels of transport-related                                           Reduce incidences of crime on public transport and in           Record incidences of crime on public transport and in public                                                                                                                                     Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping to                                                   to evaluate potential mitigation measures to deter crime on public transport
                                         transport and in public transport                                                                                                                                             SYLTPP in liason with S Yorkshire police                           Six monthly                                                                                                    At annual review of LTP2 performance
crime                                                                           public transport areas                                          transport areas.                                                                                                                                                                                 enable "hotspots" if any, to be identified                                                        and in public transport areas, whilst not deterring use of public transport by
                                         areas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   passengers.
Population and Human Health: Accessibility

                                                                               General target to increase access to services in rural                                                                                                                                                                                                            Graphical presentation, linked to GIS mapping.
                                         Proportion of rural population living                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        At annual review of LTP2
                                                                               areas (RES). Local target: by 2005/06 95% of rural               Record no. of rural household within 800m of an hourly or better                                                                                                                                 Include information on main route destinations to                                         Review service provision to identify any potential gaps that could be improved
                                         within ten minutes walk of an hourly                                                                                                                                          SYLTPP                                                             Annually                                                                                                    performance. Ensure data supports or
                                                                               households to be within 800m of an hourly or better bus          bus service.                                                                                                                                                                                     identify whether there are any gaps in services that                                      upon, in liason with community groups and service providers.
                                         or better bus or train service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               exceeds 2005/2006 target
                                                                               service.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          could be imrpoved upon.




7. Improve access to key services and
facilities using sustainnable modes of
transport wherever possible
          Appendix H. Proposed Monitoring Protocol (draft)




                                                                                 Improve accessibility, punctuality and reliability of local
                                         Number of journeys made using
                                                                                 public transport (bus and light rail) with an increase in use   Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                        Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                      Refer to SEA Objective 3 above          Refer to SEA Objective 3 above
                                         sustainable modes of transport
                                                                                 of more than 12 per cent from 2000 levels by 2010
7. Improve access to key services and
facilities using sustainnable modes of
transport wherever possible
                                                                                 Target of 10% of journeys to work to be made by bicycle
                                         Use of public transport / modal split                                                                   Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                        Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                      Refer to SEA Objective 3 above          Refer to SEA Objective 3 above
                                                                                 by 2010; and 14% to be made by public transport.


                                                                                 Under investigation. To increase the number of services
                                         Percentage of services accessible
                                                                                 accessible to the less able bodied (e.g. low rise buses,                                                                                                                                                                                                            Graohical presentation liked to GIS mapping to                                           Assess the need for, and locations of, additional services, through liason with
                                         to the less able-bodied                                                                                 Monitor % of services that are appropriate for use by the less-able
                                                                                 community buses)                                                                                                                      SYLTPP                                                         Annually                                                       identify service routes and frequency of services   At annual review of LTP2 performance community and user groups.Assess the need for, and locations of, additional
                                                                                                                                                 bodied and those using pushchairs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     accessible to the less-able bodied.                                                      services, through liason with community and user groups.
                                         Number of bus stops adapted for         Under investigation. To increase the number of bus stops
                                         easy access buses                       adapted for easy access buses
Population and Human Health: Physical Fitness
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Refer to SEA Objective 3 above, with emphasis on reasons that may be
                                                                                                                                          Refer TO SEA Objective 3 above - monitor number of journeys
                                         Number of trips made by walking/        Double bicycle use by 2002 (from 1996 levels) and double                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     deterring walking and cycling, e.g. perceived safety, availability and condition
                                                                                                                                          made using sustainable modes of transport, inlcuding public                  Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                         Refer to SEA Objective 3 above
8. Encourage healthier lifestyles        cycling                                 again by 2012                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of designated pedestrian routes, cycle routes, driver education re. walkers and
                                                                                                                                          transport, wlaking and cycling.
through travel choices                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cyclists.
                                         Number of new or improved               Under investigation - to increase the number of new or          Monitor number of footpaths and cycleways completed or                                                                                                                                              Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping to                                          Address reasons for not achieving target number of footpath/cycle route
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SYLTPP                                                         Annually                                                                                                           At annual review of LTP2 performance
                                         cycleways and footpaths                 improved cycleways and footpaths                                imporved in the monitoring period                                                                                                                                                                   show locations of routes                                                                 construction/improvement
Water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note: surface water quality will be determined by a number of factors in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 addition to transport. Recording of water quality should be undertaken as a
                                                                              General target: increase River Quality Objectives                  Record RQOs and RQO compliance status for all relevant
                                         Percentage of rivers of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 means of providing information for the purposes of undertaking both minor
                                                                              compliance from 82% in 1997 to at least 91% in 2005 and            watercourses within the County, by reference to Environment                                                                                                                                         Tabular presentation linked to GIS mapping to
                                         chemical/biological river water                                                                                                                                               SYLTPP                                                         Annually                                                                                                           Not applicable                          and major schemes. It is assumed that mitigation measures, to avoid water
                                                                              do not allow any subsequent deterioration in RQO                   Agency (EA) data. Note that EA data does not become available                                                                                                                                       indicate watercourse locations and status.
                                         quality fair or better (GQA Grade C)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    pollution, would be incorporated into any schemes on the basis of statutory
                                                                              compliance                                                         until one to two years after the year fro which it is collated.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 requirements and the adoption of best practice to avoid pollution of controlled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 waters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Assess potential reasons for occurrence of accident hot-spots and consider
9. Minimise the impact of the transport                                          Reduce % of water pollution incidents attributable to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   At annual review of LTP2 performance
                                        Water pollution incidents                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping, to                                              need for route improvements and/or other mitigation measures to reduce risk
network on the quality and quantity of                                           transport schemes - including both operational schemes          Record tranport-related pollution incidents                           SYLTPP, in liaison with Environment Agency                     Annually                                                                                                           if eveidence of a significant increase in
                                        attributable to transport                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    enable any accident "hot-spots" to be presented.                                              of accidents resulting in water pollution - e.g. drainage improvements to
the County's water resources                                                     and schemes under construction                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          accidents at particular location(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   include pollution control measures, road layout improvements.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note: ground water quality will be determined by a number of factors in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 addition to transport. Recording of water quality should be undertaken as a
                                                                                                                                                 Record locations of SPZs. Collate locations of licensed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         means of providing information for the purposes of undertaking both minor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       SYLTPP, in liason with scheme consultants/contractors, where                                                                  GIS mapping of locations of SPZs and licensed
                                         Number of Source Protection Zones No adverse effects on Source Protection Zones (SPZs)                  groundwater abstractions within 2km of schemes where                                                                                 On-going                                                                                                           Not applicable                          and major schemes. It is assumed that mitigation measures, to avoid water
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       appropriate                                                                                                                   abstractiions.
                                                                                                                                                 assessment of potential impacts on water quality is required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pollution, would be incorporated into any schemes on the basis of statutory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 requirements and the adoption of best practice to avoid pollution of controlled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 waters.
Climatic Factors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     system showing changes in emissions along route
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     corridors during the monitoring period. For the
                                                                                 Reduce emissions of the basket of six greenhouse gases
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     purposes of this target, total carbon dioxide
                                                                                 by 12.5% relative to 1990 levels over the period 2008 to        Model carbon dioxide emissions along identified route corridors on                                                                   Six monthly or annually (more frequent monitoring may not be                                                       When trend indicates that target
                                         Greenhouse gas emissions                                                                                                                                                   SYLTPP in liason with Transport Planners.                                                                                        emissions for the County are required. Mapping of                                           Consider introduction of appropriate demand management measures.
                                                                                 2012. Cut carbon dioxide emissions by 20% below 1990            basis of traffic data.                                                                                                               practicable)                                                                                                       unlikely to be achieved.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     emissions related to selected route corridors will,
                                                                                 levels by 2010 and by 25% by 2015.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     however, enable the consequences of particular
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     route improvements/new routes/route changes, to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     be assessed.
10. Reduce the contribution of
transportation to greenhouse gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above, with emphasis on reasons that may be
emissions                                                                                                                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above - monitor number of journeys
                                         Number of journeys made using           10% by 2010 for journey to work by Cycle. 14% by 2010 by                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        deterring walking and cycling, e.g. perceived safety, availability and condition
                                                                                                                                          made using sustainable modes of transport, inlcuding public                  Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                         Refer to SEA Objective 3 above
                                         sustainable forms of tranport           public transport.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of designated pedestrian routes, cycle routes, driver education re. walkers and
                                                                                                                                          transport, wlaking and cycling.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cyclists.
                                                                                 Local: containing car traffic at the 1999 levels by 2006 by
                                         Road traffic growth                     reducing car trips by 5% and increasing car occupancy by        Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                        Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                         Refer to SEA Objective 3 above       Refer to SEA Objective 3 above
                                                                                 3%
                                         No. of employers actively promoting                                                                     Refer to SEA Objective 3 above - record no. of companies with
                                         car share schemes and cycle/walk                                                                        Work Travel Plans and no. of plans where car-sharing promoted,
                                                                             Increase no. of Green Travel Plans                                                                                                        Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 3 above                         Refer to SEA Objective 3 above       Refer to SEA Objective 3 above
                                         to work schemes (through Work                                                                           e.g. through incentives or employees registering for car share
                                         Travel Plans)                                                                                           schemes
Landscape & Cultural Heritage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Effects will be due to other development, in addition to transport schemes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Assess contribution that transport schemes may have had in generating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 adverse effects. Evaluate whether there is potential for mitigation, through
                                         Number and area of
                                                                                                                                                 Record locations and areas of ESIs, together with landscape           SYLTPP in liason with County and District Landscape                                                                           GIS mapping of areas and landscape character        At annual review of LTP2                landscape enhancement. Address how adverse effects may be avoided in
                                         Environmentally Sensitive Areas         Maintain or enhance landscape value within ESIs.                                                                                                                                                     Annual review/surveys
                                                                                                                                                 character value                                                       departments                                                                                                                   value                                               performance                             future schemes. N.B. it is assumed that, where landscape assessment is
                                         (e.g. National Parks)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 required as part of the planning process, that adverse landscape effects would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 already be mitigated as far as practicable, however, this may need to be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 reviewed.

                                                                                                                                                 Record Countryside Character designations and whether change
                                         Number of Countryside Character
                                                                                                                                                 during monitoring period is consistent with, or inconsistent with                                                                                                                                                                                       At annual review of LTP2
                                         Areas where there has been           Under investigation. Ensure that Countryside Charater
                                                                                                                                                 Countryside Character - by reference to Countryside Agency data. SYLTPP , by reference to the Countryside Agency.                    Annual review (subject ot data availability)                   Graphical presentation or GIS mapping               performance - but refer to comment      Refer to comments above.
                                         change consistent with/ inconsistent remains consistent or improves to consistent.
                                                                                                                                                 N.B. data to be recorded as it becomes available; may only be one                                                                                                                                                                                       under "Monitoring Activity"
                                         with CC type
                                                                                                                                                 set of data for the LTP2 period.
                                         Proportion of greenfield versus
                                                                                 Land-take from brownfield land to exceed land-take from         Record land-take types and areas for new and imrpovment                                                                                                                                             Graphical presentation linked to GIS mapping to     At annual review of LTP2                Review proposed and implemented schemes to assess whether land-take
                                         brownfield land-take for new                                                                                                                                            SYLTPP, in conjunction with scheme consultants/contractors           Annual review
                                                                                 greenfield land                                                 schemes, by reference to scheme Contractors and land-take plans                                                                                                                                     identify brownfeld and greenfield land-take         performance                             from greenfield sites could have been reduced or could be reduced in future.
                                         transport projects
                                     Effects on designated built
                                     environment (including scheduled
                                                                                                                                                 Record cultural heritage features, including value (Listed Grade I, SYLTPP in liason with County Cultural Heritage department, and                                                                                                                                                              Review any adverse effects and evaluate whether these can be mitigated, e.g.
                                     monuments, listed buildings, and        Maintain or enhance value/setting of cultural heritage                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      At annual review of LTP2
                                                                                                                                                 etc) as appropriate and any adverse effects experienced during      by reference to English Heritage and National Trust where        Annual review                                                  GIS mapping                                                                                 by additional landscape planting to screen sensitive locations from transport
12. Perserve or enhance the County's other historic sites. %/ no. adversly features within County.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       performance
                                                                                                                                                 monitoring period                                                   appropriate                                                                                                                                                                                                                 schemes.
cultural heritage, including         affected/ benefitted by, traffic and/or
architectural assests                transport schemes).
                                                                                                                                                 Record locations of registered parks and gardens and any areas of SYLTPP in liason with County Cultural Heritage department, and
                                         Number of registered historic parks No land-take from, or adverse effects on setting of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         At annual review of LTP2                Review any adverse effects and evaluate whether these can be mitigated, e.g.
                                                                                                                                                 land-take within these, inculding potential land-take by new      by reference to English Heritage and National Trust where          Annual review                                                  GIS mapping
                                         and gardens                         registered histroic parks and gardens.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      performance                             by modifications to proposed schemes
                                                                                                                                                 schemes.                                                          appropriate
Material Assets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Review reasons for net loss of Grade 3 or above agricultural land and
                                         Agricultural land resource (% land                                                                      Record land-take from agricultural land of Grade 3 or better,                                                                                                                                                                                           At annual review of LTP2
                                                                                 No net reduction in % land Grade 3 or better                                                                                          SYLTPP, in conjunction with scheme Contractors                 Annual review                                                  Tabular record, possbly linked to GIS mapping                                               whether it could have been reduced, or could be avoided /compensated for for
                                         of grade 3 or better)                                                                                   during monitoring period                                                                                                                                                                                                                                performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 schemes not yet implemented.
                                         Proportion of greenfield versus
13. Protect those assets of economic     brownfield land-take for new            Refer to SEA Objective 11 above                                 Refer to SEA Objective 11 above                                       Refer to SEA Objective 11 above                                Refer to SEA Objective 11 above                                Refer to SEA Objective 11 above                     Refer to SEA Objective 11 above         Refer to SEA Objective 11 above
value to an area                         transport projects
                                         Volume of new aggregates used for Increase proportion of recycled aggregates or other
                                                                                                                                   Record volumes of new and recylcyed aggregates/materials used                                                                                                                                                                                                         At annual review of LTP2                Review whether potential for use of recycled materials is being fully exploited
                                         transport projects versus volumes materials used within new transport schemes/improvement                                                               SYLTPP, in conjunction with scheme Contractors                                       Annual review                                                  Graphical presentation
                                                                                                                                   for schemes within monitoring period                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  performance                             and the factors that may be deterring use of recycled aggregates/materials.
                                         of recycled aggregates used       works
Regeneration
                                                                                Increase the proportion of population living within 10
                                         Proportion of population living in low                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Graphical presentation, linked to GIS mapping.
                                                                                minutes walk of hourly service. To improve transport to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   At annual review of LTP2
                                         income urban areas who live within                                                                 Record no. of households in low income or deprived urban areas                                                                                                                                           Include information on main route destinations to                                         Review service provision to identify any potential gaps that could be improved
                                                                                areas of poor accessibility and job creation as an integral                                                                            SYLTPP                                                         Annually                                                                                                            performance. Ensure data supports or
                                         ten minutes walk of an hourly or                                                                   within 800m of an hourly or better bus service.                                                                                                                                                          identify whether there are any gaps in services that                                      upon, in liason with community groups and service providers.
                                                                                part of regeneration. To meet the needs of the socially and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               exceeds 2005/2006 target
                                         better bus, tram or train service                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           could be imrpoved upon.
14. Promote regeneration in areas of                                            physically disadvantaged.
low income and social exclusion
         Appendix H. Proposed Monitoring Protocol (draft)



14. Promote regeneration in areas of
low income and social exclusion                                             Increase the proportion of population living within 10
                                       Proportion of population living in
                                                                            minutes walk of hourly service. To imrpove transport to
                                       rural or outlying areas who live
                                                                            areas of poor accessibility and job creation as an integral Refer to SEA Objective 7 above   Refer to SEA Objective 7 above   Refer to SEA Objective 7 above   Refer to SEA Objective 7 above   Refer to SEA Objective 7 above   Refer to SEA Objective 7 above
                                       within ten minutes walk of an hourly
                                                                            part of regeneration. To meet the needs of the socially and
                                       or better bus, tram or train service
                                                                            physically disadvantaged.

								
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