Agenda

Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation
Thursday, 26th September, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith Democratic Services Tel: 9283 4057  Email: democratic.services@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

3.

Review discretionary travel before 9:30 for disabled pass holders pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Purpose.

To seek approval for a 6 month extension for the disabled concession pass before 0930 pilot. 

 

Recommendations 

It is recommended that an extension to the trial of the discretionary disabled concession before 0930 pilot until the 31 March 2020 is approved, to enable consultation and a robust evaluation of the trial. 

Additional documents:

4.

Review of Companion Pass entitlement pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Purpose.

To seek approval to pilot a revised Companion Pass entitlement criteria.

 

It is recommended that:

The 12-month revision to the Companion Pass entitlement criteria be

agreed the requirement to review the scheme after 12 months be noted.

 

Additional documents:

5.

Albert Road Proposed Amendment to parking restriction under TRO 87/2019 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Purpose.

To consider the public response to the proposed extension of the operating times of a limited waiting parking bay in Albert Road (north side between the junctions of Goodwood Road and Oxford Road) and to decide whether to implement the proposal. When objections are received to proposed traffic regulation orders (TROs), a decision by the Traffic & Transportation Cabinet Member is required to be made at a public meeting.

 

Appendix A: The public proposal notice and plans for TRO 87/2019 (pages 5-7) Appendix B: Objection to the proposal to extend the controlled times on the limited waiting bay in Albert Road (page 8).

 

Recommendations

It is recommended that:

1.    The operating time of the limited waiting bay is extended as proposed, and its operation is considered as part of the review that is to take place within 6 months of the MD zone commencing;

 

2.    The remaining proposals under TRO 87/2019 are implemented as advertised.

6.

Blue Badge Scheme - extension of eligibility pdf icon PDF 201 KB

Purpose.

To update the Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation on the extension of eligibility for the blue badge scheme and to confirm the assessment process for individuals not automatically entitled under the extended eligibility criteria.

 

Recommendations

It is recommended that: 

 

It is to be noted, that following the national government decision, the extension of the Blue Badge scheme will include consideration of applicants with hidden and non-physical disabilities; 

 

The decision making process as detailed in Sections 3.9 to 3.12 in this report is confirmed; 

 

Appeals against decisions to not issue a Blue Badge continue to be determined by the Parking Office Manager and the Professional Lead for Occupational Therapy as described in paragraph 3.13