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POLICY 29 - CREATING AN IMPROVED TRANSPORT NETWORK

29.1 The following improvements to the road network in Pendle will be supported:

  1. Construction of a link from Colne to North Yorkshire border.
  2. One-way system on Langroyd Road, Colne.

29.2 The former route of the Colne-Skipton railway line will be protected for future transport use (see proposals map). Planning permission which would prevent the re-use of the railway route for future road and/or rail will not be permitted.

29.3 A proposed route to the west of Earby is protected as a transport corridor for potential future road development.

29.4 A Transport Assessment and Travel Plan will be required to be submitted for any development proposal that will considerably impact on the capacity/demand of the road network.

29.5 The Borough Council will support Traffic Calming initiatives, particularly in residential areas. Developers seeking new residential, employment, retail or leisure development on land over 0.4 ha (or part of) should provide Traffic Calming measures on site where appropriate, and contributions will be sought for traffic calming initiatives around the development if required.

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