SKDC Ideas Forum - Connected Cities: Perth

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Connected Cities - Perth's Transport Future by Peter Marshall – Strategy & Policy Manager

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  • 1. Perth Transport Future Peter Marshall Strategy & Policy Manager
  • 2. Perth Transport Futures Why is Perth Transport Futures Project Required? Perth & Kinross growth consistently one of the fastest in Scotland Perth is currently an AQMA Projected Traffic Growth will cause major congestion in and around Perth This will impact on the sustainable economic growth of the Perth area by constraining new development Congestion impact on the viability of local businesses It also impacts on the wider Scottish economy Impact on trunk road network undermines the 2-3 Billion being spent on A9 upgrading
  • 3. Perth critical link in the national network Majority of movements from central Scotland to Aberdeen & Inverness go through or round Perth Issues Capacity of road network round Perth High level bridges liable to closure due to wind Perth Transport Futures
  • 4. Perth Transport Futures 2010 Base Model PM Peak (1730)
  • 5. Perth Transport Futures2015 Do Nothing PM Peak (1730)
  • 6. Perth Transport Futures 2024 with Crieff Road Link, (1730)
  • 7. Key Issues City Centre congestion and air quality issues Limited Capacity on 2 bridges in town Friarton & Tay bridges liable to closure (Perth Gridlock) Trunk Road congestion Broxden Roundabout STPR Proposal for grade separation Inveralmond Roundabout STPR Proposal for grade separation A9 / 85 new junction PKC Solution Cross TAY Link Road north of Perth Perth Transport Futures
  • 8. Perth Transport Futures - Projects
  • 9. Perth Transport Futures2024 Crieff Road Link, but no CTLR
  • 10. Perth Transport Futures 2024 Crieff Road Link and CTLR
  • 11. Perth Transport Futures 6000-9000 houses 80+ ha of Employment Land Heat Network All though school campus
  • 12. STPR Project 16 Grade Separate Broxden Broxden 2033 am Do Nothing
  • 13. Achievable Expensive But would an at grade option work? STPR Project 16 Grade Separate Broxden
  • 14. Broxden 2033 am peak with at grade solution STPR Project 16 Grade Separate Broxden
  • 15. STPR Project 16 Grade Separate Inveralmond Inveralmond 2033 am peak A9/A85 but no CTLR
  • 16. STPR Project 16 Grade Separate Inveralmond Full grade separation not realistic Partial Grade separation still major employment impact Land acquisition excessive At grade option possible Office Retail Motor Dealer Motor Dealer Site on Market
  • 17. STPR Project 16 Grade Separate Inveralmond Inveralmond 2033 am peak at grade solution +CTLR
  • 18. Delivery of Perth Transport Futures Project Cost A9 /A85 to Bertha Park Phase 1 30M+ (Committed) Cross Tay Link Road Phase 2 80M P & R & Other Measures 25M Total 135M Does not include STPR Projects Education Infrastructure 20M+ committed
  • 19. Delivery of Perth Transport Futures Project The full project is not affordable for PKC alone Needs partnership approach PKC / SG / Developers Contributions Policy Developed for 60% of costs of critical infrastructure Should bring in 40-50M over 30 years Big issue is CTLR 80M (Revenue issue) Missing part is SG