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Decision details

Park & Ride Operator Procurement

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of the Report: To report on progress in the procurement of a Park & Ride service operator.

Members are asked to: Gain approval for any measures required to enable the continued provision of the City’s Park & Ride service.


Resolved:     That the Executive approves Option A outlined within the report. 

Subject to minor amendments as the result of clarification of terms, the Executive:


a)           Agrees to delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Economy and Place to enter in to contract with the proposed supplier for the provision of Park & Ride services;.

b)           Agrees to the option for overnight parking arrangements at the Askham Bar and Monks Cross Park & Ride sites;

c)           Rejects at this time the options to extend the hours of site supervision or to provide extended evening Park & Ride bus services;

d)           Delegates authority to the Corporate Director of Economy and Place for the procurement of a maximum of five days of  additional Sunday opening hours to cater for special events on a case by case basis in consultation with the Executive Member for Transport and Planning.

e)           Notes the additional future years costs (£85k) will be incorporated as growth within the budget that Council will consider in February 2018.

f)            Agrees that In light of recent Government statements on funding for local authorities for low emission and electric vehicles, the Corporate Director of Economy and Place ensures that the Council works with its’ contractor to obtain any funding opportunities that arise within the contract term to minimise the environmental impacts of the Park and Ride Service.


Reason:                  This course of action will ensure that the continued successful operation of the York Park & Ride network is guaranteed and which balances the Council’s ambitions for improvement with a financially sustainable operating model. 


Report author: Andrew Bradley

Publication date: 18/05/2017

Date of decision: 18/05/2017

Decided at meeting: 18/05/2017 - Executive

Effective from: 23/05/2017

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