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.
1.1 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
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