A mass transit scheme is a system that carries many people in an efficient way. This could be a tram or underground metro.
This could mean constructing new roads to bypass existing areas, or to allow existing roads to be changed to public transport or cycling corridors.
The number of vehicles using the network could be managed by limiting parking provision or charging to drive in specific areas.
Prioritising road space for buses does not necessarily slow down general traffic- in fact, buses carry more people so more people can move in one vehicle, helping to reduce congestion for all road users. This measure also seeks to improvem public transport options for all abilities.
This could include opening new rail stations or reinstating closed stations, and increasing frequency of trains around the city.
This could include creating new park and ride sites or expanding existing sites to reduce congestion in the city.
This is to improve the environment for pedestrians to make walking safer, accessible and more attractive for all abilities.
This means creating cycling infrastructure that improves safety to encourage people of all ages and abilities to cycle.
This could mean putting restrictions in place to reduce access by heavily polluting vehicles. This could be through charging for the most polluting vehicles to enter areas of poor air quality and encouraging the use of cleaner fuels for essential motoring.
The rise of online shopping and increase in homes and jobs planned for the city means freight will become an increasing problem if not addressed. Freight can be delivered to consolidation centres on the outer edges of the city and put onto fewer and less polluting vehicles that carry more goods, reducing the number of freight vehicles entering the city
This could be by improving the information available to help people move around the city. This could include online journey planning and maps, as well as on street sign posting to allow more people to make journeys by multiple modes that are well integrated.
This could involve working in partnership with stakeholders to provide services that can plan journeys, book tickets or give access to taxis, hire bikes, minibuses that can all be accessed through smart phone applications.
Improving road safety could include reducing speed limits, installing traffic calming features and road safety education measures at schools and in communities.
This could be where vehicles are charged a fee for entering a specified zone.
Drivers could be charged to park at their workplace within a specified zone.
This could mean an increase in council tax rates to contribute towards funding transport measures.
This could mean increasing the rates paid by businesses within Bristol to contribute towards transport measures.