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York Bus Service Improvement Plan

Meeting: 19/10/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport (Item 30)

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This report presents a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) for York. The Department for Transport (DfT) requires local transport authorities to submit their BSIPs by 31 October 2021.

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Approved the programme set out in the Plan, delegating authority to the Head of Highways and Transport to submit the plan to the Department for Transport.

 

Reason:     To allow for a timely delivery of York’s Bus Service Improvement Plan.

Minutes:

An update was provided on the National Bus Strategy set out from government in March of 2021, it was noted that Council was required to submit its plan to the Department for Transport (DfT). Officers also noted that they were still awaiting on the government to announce the investment pot for the strategy. The Councils proposed plan was outlined and the Executive Member welcomed the opportunity to work with bus operators.

 

The importance of sustainable and convenient last mile travel and times of bus services were discussed. It was noted that continued monitoring could be undertaken over when buses were in demand and that post covid travel patterns could reflect a change in demand.

 

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Approved the programme set out in the Plan, delegating authority to the Head of Highways and Transport to submit the plan to the Department for Transport.

 

Reason:     To allow for a timely delivery of York’s Bus Service Improvement Plan.


 

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