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Agenda item

Consideration of representations in objection and support to an advertised proposal for pedestrian refuge and waiting restrictions on Bishopthorpe Road

The Executive Member will consider a report on the representations received to the recently advertised proposal for waiting restrictions on Bishopthorpe Road (as detailed in Annex A) for the purpose of improving a pedestrian refuge crossing and tackling obstruction and safety issues caused by parked vehicles.

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To confirm Option 1 - That the following actions be undertaken. To:

 

   (i)        Implement the proposal as advertised north of Campleshon Road to facilitate the pedestrian refuge crossing point

 (ii)        Implement the proposal as advertised on the east side of the carriageway to ease the ongoing obstruction issues (Annex B1/B2)

(iii)        Take no further action on the proposals on the West side of Bishopthorpe Road with the exception of:

a.   No waiting at any time restrictions on the West Side of Bishopthorpe Road at the junction with Campleshon Road.

b.   Implement a parking bay on the West side to operate Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm to with a 2 hour parking limit to enable short term parking. (Detailed within Annex B1)

c.   Implement a 90m length of no waiting at any time restrictions on the south west of Bishopthorpe Road for the protection of the on-street cycle lane (Detailed within the amended B2 Annex plan which can be found attached to this item on the Agenda)

(iv)        Implement additional restrictions on the west side of the carriageway as shown in Annex B2 within a Resident Parking scheme should one be implemented.  If a Resident Parking scheme is not implemented the area to be further investigated within the Annual Review process.

 (v)        Implement the Clearway as advertised between the racecourse and Bishopthorpe Village.

 

Reason:

 

To respond to the views of residents and retain as much on street parking amenity as possible whilst enabling an improvement of on-going obstruction and safety issues. 

 

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report on the representations received to the recently advertised proposal for waiting restrictions on Bishopthorpe Road (as detailed in Annex A) for the purpose of improving a pedestrian refuge crossing and tackling obstruction and safety issues caused by parked vehicles.

 

The options available were:

 

Option One (Recommended option)

 

   (i)        Implement the proposal as advertised north of Campleshon Road to facilitate the pedestrian refuge crossing point

 (ii)        Implement the proposal as advertised on the east side of the carriageway to ease the ongoing obstruction issues (Annex B1/B2)

(iii)        Take no further action on the proposals on the West side of Bishopthorpe Road with the exception of:

a.   No waiting at any time restrictions on the West Side of Bishopthorpe Road at the junction with Campleshon Road.

b.   Implement a parking bay on the West side to operate Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm to with a 2 hour parking limit to enable short term parking. (Detailed within Annex B1)

(iv)        Implement additional restrictions on the west side of the carriageway as shown in Annex B2 within a Resident Parking scheme should one be implemented.  If a Resident Parking scheme is not implemented the area to be further investigated within the Annual Review process.

 (v)        Implement the Clearway as advertised between the racecourse and Bishopthorpe Village

 

Option 2: Implement the proposal as advertised

 

Option 3: Take no further action at this time and take forward all

restrictions as part of any planned resident parking scheme

 

 

The Transport Systems Project Manager and the Traffic Team Leader were in attendance to present the report and to respond to questions.

 

Officer’s confirmed that the consultation on restrictions at the south of Campleshon Road would be included along with the other resident parking consultations in this area.

 

Resolved:

 

To confirm Option 1 - That the following actions be undertaken. To:

 

   (i)        Implement the proposal as advertised north of Campleshon Road to facilitate the pedestrian refuge crossing point

 (ii)        Implement the proposal as advertised on the east side of the carriageway to ease the ongoing obstruction issues (Annex B1/B2)

(iii)        Take no further action on the proposals on the West side of Bishopthorpe Road with the exception of:

a.   No waiting at any time restrictions on the West Side of Bishopthorpe Road at the junction with Campleshon Road.

b.   Implement a parking bay on the West side to operate Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm to with a 2 hour parking limit to enable short term parking. (Detailed within Annex B1)

c.   Implement a 90m length of no waiting at any time restrictions on the south west of Bishopthorpe Road for the protection of the on-street cycle lane (Detailed within the amended B2 Annex plan which can be found attached as a supplement to the Agenda)

(iv)        Implement additional restrictions on the west side of the carriageway as shown in Annex B2 within a Resident Parking scheme should one be implemented.  If a Resident Parking scheme is not implemented the area to be further investigated within the Annual Review process.

 (v)        Implement the Clearway as advertised between the racecourse and Bishopthorpe Village.

 

Reason:

 

To respond to the views of residents and retain as much on street parking amenity as possible whilst enabling an improvement of on-going obstruction and safety issues. 

Supporting documents:

 

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