Decision details

Review of Local Safety and Cycling Schemes

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report considers the future prioritisation and funding of the city council’s Local Safety and Cycling schemes.


1.                  Recommendations

1.1       That the Cabinet Member for City Management approves the proposed approach to prioritising and delivering local safety and cycling schemes across the city.


1.2       That the Cabinet Member for City Management notes expenditure and funding in the sum of £3.48 million for the implementation of the councils Covid temporary cycling and walking schemes and the reopening of the city measures up until 30th September 2021.


2.               Reasons for Decision

2.1              Following significant changes in funding availability for local safety and cycling schemes it is necessary to develop a new approach to prioritising and funding these schemes. This will ensure that the city council continues to enhance and expand cycling services across the City and that local safety improvements contribute to improved road safety and reduces the number of road collisions.

2.2      In the response to the pandemic, highways measures were necessary to support social distancing and the reopening of the hospitality industry. This funding supports the installation and maintenance of those measures between June 2020 and September 2021.

Publication date: 29/12/2021

Date of decision: 29/12/2021

Effective from: 07/01/2022

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