How will public transport and open spaces network help combat inactivity and obesity, especially for young people?

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The masterplan for the development creates walkable communities so that people can access local facilities without the need for driving.

There will be high quality network of footway and cycleways within the development. We are developing a number of solutions that will provide the levels of accessibility needed to encourage active travel.

Links are being formed with the surrounding communities to provide high quality and safe, walking and cycling routes to other parts of Threemilestone, Gloweth, Malabar and Truro. The LGV Masterplan will enable this connection.

In addition, linkages will be provided to the surrounding countryside for leisure activities and traffic on the country lanes will be reduced through traffic management measures.

Public transport services will be enhanced so that there are direct services within the development as well as safe walking connections being provided to Threemilestone to access the bus services that call in the village.

People should not use cars for short distance journeys. Walking and cycling routes provide opportunities for physical exercise, which helps physical and mental wellbeing. With leisure routes also provided people can undertake walking, running, cycling, horse riding, etc, all of which will help keep people active and healthy.

The Northern Access Road, the central spine through the development will have wide footways and fully segregated cycleway to ensure that pedestrians and cyclists have maximum opportunity to travel sustainably.

There will be enhanced provision for walking and cycling on the A390.

The minor roads within the development will be configured to enable safe and convenient walking and cycling with vehicle dominance removed.

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