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York & North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership – Safer Roads Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Purpose of Report: To present the updated York & North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership – Safer Roads Strategy which replaces the previous 95 Alive Safer Roads, Healthier Places Strategy which ran through to 2020.

The five-year (2021-26) Safer Roads Strategy is a step towards the long-term vision of keeping all York and North Yorkshire roads users alive and safe. Supporting this strategy is an Action Plan which details the activities of the partnership and how they will deliver against the strategic priorities over the coming years.

The Executive will be asked to endorse the York & North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership – Safer Roads Strategy subject to final approval by all members of the partnership.

This item has now been postponed until the 30 September 2021, to allow further time to finalise the draft strategy with other partners in advance of the decision on adoption. 

Decision:

Resolved:  (i)      That the York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership: Roads Strategy at Annex A to the report be endorsed.

 

Reason:     To ensure the effective coordination and delivery of road safety measures and initiatives across the city.

 

                   (ii)      That officers be directed to review the proposed processes and governance arrangements to ensure that the road safety concerns of local residents and councillors are adequately addressed in the prioritisation of resources across the partners.

 

                   (ii)      That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place (in consultation with the Director of Governance or her delegated officers) to take such steps as are necessary to enter into the resulting agreement.

 

Reason:     To ensure that appropriate mechanisms are in place to allocate road safety resources to local priorities.

Report author: Tony Clarke

Publication date: 01/10/2021

Date of decision: 30/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 30/09/2021 - Executive

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