Presentation on theme: "The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Transport strategy Neighbourhood Forum - Update 28 th October 2014 Bob Higginbotham, Rosie Gill and Will Blair."— Presentation transcript:
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Transport strategy Neighbourhood Forum - Update 28 th October 2014 Bob Higginbotham, Rosie Gill and Will Blair
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Progress to date Finance Funding for new shower blocks and refurbishment of current facilities (245K incl. running costs)* Business case baseline assessments to consider low carbon travel Communications/Marketing Strategy developed and progressing (e.g. Q & A sheet) developed for all site users Personal travel planning day (538 packs issued). Sustainable travel promoted in recruitment process. Trust induction now markets sustainable travel. Team formed to reinvigorate sustainable travel (TfGM & Christie). Travel plan co-ordinator attended : Travel champions training workshop - TfGM Travel Choices Employer’s forum - TfGM Public Transport First bus greater Manchester contract received and under review. Travel plan co-ordinator attended Travel Choices ticketing workshop - TfGM Car Share Car share database reviewed and updated. GM Car Share account set up – pending review Cycling National cycle to work day (4 th September) marked with bicycle doctor session - Trust funded. *Shower refurbishment ( 3 showers) completed Walking Pedestrian access assessment conducted i.e. safe, secure, well lit, maintained and free from obstructions. Concerns raised regarding condition Palatine Road footpath – logged with Council Monitoring 1 st progress meeting held with MCC in August. Distribution of annual travel survey commenced (Site wide) Collation of site wide post code data commenced Car parking Eligibility criteria Benchmarking with other NHS trusts Consultation with travel & car parking group. Planning application submitted for surface parking at the rear of blocks A, B, C & D. Planning application submitted to extend agreement for temporary parking on the Golden lion site. Offsite alternatives Park & ride group formed Consultant reviewing potential land availability Business case under development.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Actions planned Finance Business case baseline assessments in line with sustainability – annual review November 2014. Communications/Marketing Personal travel planning day follow up – monitoring and evaluation survey Personal travel planning to be rolled out to all staff (subject to negotiations) Development of online green travel resources and promotions Review potential travel information points S106 communication exercise Park & ride communication strategy Public Transport First Bus Greater Manchester contract for reduced rate tickets. Northern rail online season ticket forms for ease of access. Renegotiate Metrolink contract – renewal date Jan-15. Car Share Review of GM Car Share database. Cycling *New shower block: Consultants and planning team appointed. Velocity 2025 (cycle networks) meeting to be scheduled. Walking Seek clarification and progress regarding condition Palatine Road footpath – logged with Council Monitoring Collate results from travel survey Conduct postcode analysis Review public transport ticket sales Car parking Eligibility criteria - on-going Await decision regarding planning application submitted for the rear of A, B, C & D block service parking. Await outcome of application to extend agreement for temporary parking on the Golden lion site. Offsite alternatives Park & ride to be launched for January 2015.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Additional ideas – Contact Bob, as always, would welcome any other ideas you may have regarding sustainable travel. Please contact on the email address below:- Bob.Higginbotham@christie.nhs.uk