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Agenda item

North Sheffield Better Buses - St Michael's Road

Report of the Executive Director, Place

Decision:

8.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report on the results of public consultation and responses to a Traffic Regulation Order in relation to the element of the North Sheffield Better Buses Scheme relating to St Michael’s Road, Ecclesfield.

 

 

8.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

the revised scheme on St Michael’s Road, Ecclesfield, as shown in Appendix B of the report, be approved and implemented, subject to any required re-confirmation of costs after detailed design (including any commuted sums);

 

 

 

 

(b)

the Traffic Regulation Order relating to the revised waiting restrictions be made in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984; and

 

 

 

 

(c)

the respondents to the consultation on the scheme be informed accordingly.

 

 

 

8.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

8.3.1

The revised scheme described in the report will contribute to improving journey times and reliability for bus services along this route. At the same time, it addresses the concerns of respondents to the original proposal.

 

 

8.3.2

The scheme is being designed in detail with funding available to allow the scheme to be built in 2015/16.

 

 

8.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

8.4.1

The alternative options, including an alternative design, were discussed in the report. Doing nothing would not address the issues that regularly occur at the location. The design as amended is, therefore, the preferred option.

 

 

8.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

 

None

 

 

8.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

 

None

 

 

8.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

 

Simon Green, Executive Director, Place

 

 

8.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

 

Economic and Environmental Wellbeing

 

Minutes:

9.1

The Executive Director, Place submitted a report on the results of public consultation and responses to a Traffic Regulation Order in relation to the element of the North Sheffield Better Buses Scheme, relating to St Michael’s Road, Ecclesfield.

 

 

1.2

RESOLVED: That:-

 

 

 

(a)

the revised scheme, on St. Michael’s Road, Ecclesfield as shown in Appendix B of the report, be approved and implemented, subject to any required re-confirmation of costs after detailed design (including any commuted sums);

 

 

 

 

(b)

the Traffic Regulation Order relating to the revised waiting restrictions be made in accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984; and

 

 

 

 

(c)

the respondents to the consultation of the scheme be informed accordingly.

 

 

 

9.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

9.3.1

The revised scheme described in the report will contribute to improving journey times and reliability for bus services along this route. At the same time, it addresses the concerns of respondents to the original proposal.

 

 

9.3.2

The scheme is being designed in detail with funding available to allow the scheme to be built in 2015/16.

 

 

9.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

9.4.1

The alternative options, including an alternative design, were discussed in the report. Doing nothing would not address the issues that regularly occur at the location. The design as amended is, therefore, the preferred option.

 

 

 

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