Issue details

Local Transport Plan

Cabinet received a report which was submitted following the Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital Scrutiny Committee on 6 January 2016 and as  part of the democratic process leading to the adoption of the fourth Local Transport Plan (2016-2021), including the review of the Long Term Transport Strategy (2011-2026) at Full Council in January 2016.

 

Cabinet considered the report and NOTED:

 

1.    The fourth Local Transport Plan (2016-2021), including the review of the Long Term Transport Strategy (2011-2026) together with the minor amendments to the Plan as outlined in the report;

 

2.    The recommendations from the Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital Scrutiny Committee, these being that:

 

i.              Air quality was monitored in the fourth Local Transport Plan in a manner that was easy to understand and would allow Peterborough to be compared to other cities; and

ii.            The long term aspiration to support the addition of further stations along the Stamford and Spalding train lines should be included within the Fourth Local Transport Plan and the Council should pursue these aspirations with the relevant rail authorities.

And RESOLVED:

 

3.    To endorse recommendation (i) and (ii) of the Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital Scrutiny Committee for inclusion within the Plan, but in relation to recommendation (ii) these (a) being supported by Cabinet and (b) only where they do not take priority over existing proposals for the rail network.

And RESOLVED TO RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL:

 

4.    To consider and adopt the Local Transport Plan 2016 to 2021 (LTP4) including the Long Term Transport Strategy 2011 to 2026 (LTTS) as set out in the report, subject to the following additions:

 

                       i.   Air quality be monitored in the fourth Local Transport Plan in a manner that was easy to understand and would allow Peterborough to be compared to other cities; and

ii..The long term aspiration to support the addition of further stations along the Stamford and Spalding train lines should be included within the Fourth Local Transport Plan and the Council should pursue these aspirations with the relevant rail authorities subject to these (a) being supported by Cabinet and (b) only where they do not take priority over existing proposals for the rail network.

 

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/10/2015

Decision due: 18 Jan 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing and Economic Development

Lead director: Executive Director Place and Economy

Department: Place and Economy

Contact: Lewis Banks, Principal Transport Planning Officer Email: lewis.banks@peterborough.gov.uk; Tel: 01733 317465 Email: lewis.banks@peterborough.gov.uk Tel: 01733 317465.

Consultation process

Relevant Internal and external stakeholders

 

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital

Meeting Open to Public: N/A

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Documents

  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.