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Issue details

Footstreets Traffic Regulation Order Proposals

Purpose of Report: The report will present options to amend the existing permanent Traffic Regulation Order covering the footstreet area of the city centre, in line with the Executive decision on The Future of the Extended City Centre Footstreets (26/11/20). The streets to be considered are: Blake Street, St Helen’s Square, Lendal, Goodramgate (between Deangate and King’s Square), King’s Square, Church Street, and Colliergate.

The Executive Member will be asked to decide whether to proceed with the statutory process (publication of the Notice of Proposals) to amend the existing Traffic Regulation Order.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/04/2021

Decision due: 22/06/21 by Executive Member for Transport

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Helene Vergereau, Traffic and Highway Development Manager email:  helen.vergereau@york.gov.uk  helene.vergereau@york.gov.uk.

Consultation process

If the decision is taken to proceed with the statutory process to amend the existing Traffic Regulation Order to remove the Blue Badge access exemptions for selected pedestrianised streets, the Notice of Proposals will invite “objections and other representations”. These will then be considered in a further report before a decision is made to either make changes as proposed and consulted on, amend the proposals, or abandon the proposed changes.

Consultees: Disabled groups and Blue Badge holders, local businesses, local residents, taxis.

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