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Decision details

Scarborough Bridge to Bootham Park Cycle Route Improvements

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport, Executive Member for Transport

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: The report outlines the scheme which forms part of the Transforming Cities Fund, administered by West Yorkshire Combined Authority, and will improve and promote a pedestrian and cycle route between York Station / Scarborough Bridge and Bootham Park / the City Centre, utilising St Mary’s as a quiet street. This scheme will complement and enhance the approaches to the recently completed Scarborough Bridge upgrade from the city centre.

The Executive Member will be asked to consider the results of public consultation on this scheme and approve the proposed scheme to progress to detailed design and construction.




                      i.         The Executive Member noted the results of public consultation on these proposals;

                     ii.         Approval was granted to the proposed schemes as outlined and progress to detailed design in option 1;

                    iii.        Approval was granted for the construction of the proposed schemes as outlined, if no significant changes are needed as a result of the detailed design;

                   iv.        That as part of the Stage 3 Safety Audit the Council monitors the use of the path by both cyclists and pedestrians;

                     v.        That officers consider the placement of street lighting to ensure future proofing wherever possible.


Reason:     The recommended schemes will enhance and promote a cycle/pedestrian and accessible route from York Station to Bootham Park and York Hospital, whilst complementing the recent upgrade of Scarborough Bridge and it’s approaches from the city centre. The improvements to this route will improve access and options for active travel users – cyclists and pedestrians, as well as those with mobility issues.

Report author: Richard Holland

Publication date: 04/11/2020

Date of decision: 03/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 03/11/2020 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Effective from: 06/11/2020

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