Active Travel

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) Context

Headline content on references to active travel from the NPPF

Key Guidance and Evidence

Signposting to key guidance documents and evidence bases which detail opportunities to maximise active travel in the planning system.

To include brief summary of the headline findings/contents of the resource and link to the full item.

Leicester and Leicestershire Principles to Support Healthy and Active Planning

  • Bullet point list
  • of the key expectations or requirements
  • of development to
  • ensure active travel opportunities are maximised

People Focussed Planning

Details of the specific built environment requirements and recommendations for different groups based on life course, i.e...

  • children,
  • teens,
  • young adults,
  • families,
  • the elderly

Case Study Examples

Multiple case study examples showing good and bad practice in planning and delivery - including brief captions identifying what is good/bad about it and why.

Active Travel Checklist

Short checklist of key considerations to be made to gauge the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats posed by the development - with the ability to identify recommendations/solutions.


  • Active Leicester
    Melton LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
    Sport England
  • Harborough LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Rutland
    Blaby LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Active Oadby and Wigston


  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Melton LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Sport England
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Active Partnerships
    Equality Standard
  • Safeguarding
    Active Leicester
    Harborough LSA
  • Active Rutland
    Charnwood LSA