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Recommendation to approve the local transport plan programme of capital works for 2020/21 - 2022/23 – MAR20/CMDN/91

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

TheCabinetMemberapprovedthe2020/21 TransportProgrammeofWorks,as follows:

 

·         The2020/21 IntegratedTransportProgramme;

·         The2020/21 HighwayMaintenanceProgramme

·         The2020/21 StreetLightingMaintenanceProgramme;and

·         The2020/21 BridgeMaintenanceProgramme.

 

Reasons for the decision:

A new LocalTransportPlanhas beenpreparedby theCombinedAuthorityand wasadopted bytheirBoardattheirJanuary2020meeting.Thisdocumentwasdeveloped  overmany monthsand theCombinedAuthorityworkedinpartnershipwithPeterboroughCityCouncil. A fullpublicconsultation  occurredand arangeoftransportinterventions  tobestaddress local problems,  meetthegrowth  aspirations  ofthe Cityand integrate  the Government’s transport  priorities  agreed  nationally  by  the  Local  Government   Association   and  the DepartmentforTransport.Theassessmentand appraisalofoptionsinvolved:

 

·         EqualityImpactAssessment(EIA)

·         StrategicEnvironmentalAssessment(SEA)

·         HabitatsRegulationAssessment(HRA)

 

On  an  annual  basis  the  Council  receives  numerous  requests  for  improvements  to  the transportnetworkfromthe generalpublic,CouncilMembersand otherstakeholders.These potential  schemes  are  assessed  against  recognised   assessment   methodologies   and prioritisedforconsiderationin futureyearsprogrammes.In someareaslikehighwaysand street  lighting,  scheme  prioritisation  is  based  on  inspection  processes,  which  assess conditionand targetspendingwhereit is needed most.Asbudget allocationsarefiniteit is inevitablethatsomealternativeschemes,whichbroadly meetobjectives,willnot beincluded in the proposedprogramme.Theseschemeswillremainon the RequestDatabaseand be consideredforthe followingyear’sprogramme.Otherschemesthathavebeen assessed, and whichdonotmeetobjectives,wouldbe rejectedand notbe consideredagainin the immediatefuture.TheProgrammeofWorksshownin Appendices1-4is consideredtobe the bestprogrammetomeettheCouncil’sobjectives.

 

LTPcapitalfundingis awardedintheformofa singlecapitalpot andthisfinancialyearis provided  as  direct  capital  grant  to  the  Combined  Authority.  An  early  mandate  for  the proposedTransportProgrammeofWorksis essentialin order toprovidesufficienttimeframe for consultation,designandimplementationofidentifiedschemeswithinallocatedbudgets.

 

Alternative options considered:

Nottodelivera programmeofworks:The£4,193k(annualallocation) expectedtransport settlementisgrantfunding- nondeliveryof atransportprogrammeofworkswouldmean thatthe fundingcouldbelost. Successfuldeliveryoftheproposedprogrammeofworkswill providesignificantbenefitsto theresidentsofPeterboroughand thewidertravellingpublic, resulting  in  improvements  to;  condition  of  roads  and  pavements;  street  lighting;  public transport;roadsafety;accessibilityand theenvironment.  Thesebenefitswillbe lostif the programmeis notdelivered.

 

Agree  an  alternative  scheme/works  programme:  The  schemes  put  forward  have  been developedinconsultation  witha widerangeofkeystakeholdersand assessedtoensure they meetobjectivesand providevalue formoney.

 

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Background Documents:

Cambridgeshire  and  Peterborough  Combined  Authority’s  Interim  Local  Transport Plan                                             https://cambridgeshirepeterborough-ca.gov.uk/about-us/programmes/transport/ltp/

 

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Publication date: 20/03/2020

Date of decision: 20/03/2020

Effective from: 26/03/2020

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