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Wiltshire Local Transport Plan 2011 - 2026

Meeting: 15/02/2011 - Cabinet (Item 29)

29 Wiltshire Local Transport Plan 2011 - 2026

 Report by the Corporate Director, Neighbourhood and Planning is circulated

 

Due to their size the following documents will be circulated to Cabinet members only:

Wiltshire Local Transport Plan which includes:

 

·         Strategy

·         Implementation Plan

·         Public Transport Strategy

·         Road Safety Strategy

·         Freight Strategy

 

These documents are available on the Council’s website on the following link:

http://cms.wiltshire.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=141&MId=512

Hard copies are available on request by contacting the officer named on the front page of this agenda.

 

 

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Public Participation

 

As mentioned at minute no. 23 of these minutes, a statement from Dr J T Walker, Chairman of the Cycling Opportunities Group, Salisbury (COGS) was previously circulated to Cabinet. Cllr Tonge undertook to provide a response to COGS.

 

Cllr Dick Tonge, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport presented a report which sought Cabinet approval of the Wiltshire Local Transport Plan  for 2011 – 2026 (LTP3) for onward recommendation to Council at its meeting on 22 February 2011.

 

Copies of the LTP3 which included the Strategy, Implementation Plan, Public Transport Strategy, Road Safety Strategy and Freight Strategy had been previously circulated to Cabinet. Cabinet had at its meeting on 14 December 2010 approved the Car Parking Strategy which would be included in the LTP for Council’s adoption.

 

Cabinet noted that the LTP was a statutory document with a new Wiltshire LTP requiring to be published by 31 March 2011.

 

Cllr Tonge referred to the consultation undertaken on the LTP3 and the work of the LTP Project Board. He also referred to the input by Scrutiny as referred to in the report of the Environment Select Committee for the meeting on 11 January 2011 as presented. The report also referred to the Rapid Scrutiny Exercise and the fact that the recommendations arising from the this Exercise had been incorporated into Appendix 1 which detailed the main changes which had been made to the LTP3. Cllr Doyle, lead member on the Rapid Scrutiny Exercise also reported on the findings of the scrutiny exercise. Cabinet requested the report of the Rapid Scrutiny Exercise be made available to Council to assist with its consideration of LTP3.

 

Recommended to Council on 22 February 2011:

 

a)                 To adopt the Wiltshire Local Transport Plan (LTP3) 2011 – 2026 following approval given by Cabinet at this meeting.

 

b)                 To note that further LTP3 theme strategies and area strategies, and an implementation plan for 2012/13 – 2014/15, are planned to be developed in 2011/12.

 

c)                 To delegate authority to the Corporate Director for Neighbourhood and Planning in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport to finalise the document for publication by 31March 2011.

 

Reason for Decision

 

To ensure the timely publication of a statutory document.


 

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