Cycling Infrastructure within York - Principles, Standards and Evaluation Tool
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for City Strategy
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of report: The
report will cover a set of standards which will provide Officers
with a uniformed approach to designing new cycling infrastructure
within the York area so that consistency can be achieved.
Members are asked to: To approve the recommendations within the report.
RESOLVED: That the Executive Member for City Strategy:
(i) Approves the Standards and Principles for designing cycling infrastructure within York, with the exception of paragraph 4.3 (segregation) which is referred back to Officers for further discussion with the Department of Transport and partner organisations with a view to the Director of City Strategy using his delegated authority to substitute a more appropriate wording into the document;
(ii) Requests officers to ensure that consultation is undertaken with organisations representing disability groups on any schemes that could impact on their use of the transport network;
(iii) Approves the cycling scheme Evaluation Tool and notes the Cost/Benefit Matrix which will be used to assess the value for money and effectiveness of cycling infrastructure schemes.
REASON: To provide a uniformed approach to designing new cycling infrastructure within York so that consistency can be achieved throughout the network of cycle routes and to provide a mechanism to assess, justify, and prioritise future cycle scheme work programmes.
Publication date: 21/10/2009
Date of decision: 20/10/2009
Decided at meeting: 20/10/2009 - Decision Session - Executive Member for City Strategy
Effective from: 23/10/2009