Agenda and decisions

Special, Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation - Monday, 13th December, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Karen Martin 0239284 1704  Email: karen.martin2@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Decision:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Members' Interests

Decision:

There were no declarations of Members' interests.

3.

Trial to allow Portsmouth City Council licensed Private Hire Vehicles (PHVs) in bus lanes in Portsmouth pdf icon PDF 253 KB

Purpose of report

 

1.1           The purpose of this report is to detail the commitment made at Full Council on the 9th November 2021, to undertake a minimum 3 month trial to allow Portsmouth City Council licensed Private Hire Vehicles (PHV's) in bus lanes in Portsmouth.

 

 

RECOMMENDED

 

               It is recommended that the Cabinet Member for Traffic and Transportation:

 

2.1           Confirms the commitment at Full Council on the 9th November 2021, to undertake a trial to allow access for Portsmouth City Council licensed Private Hire Vehicles to use bus lanes in Portsmouth; 

 

2.2           Notes that a working group will be established, which would include transport operators, such as representatives from the local bus companies and Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) operators, and other interested parties to implement and input into the trial;

 

2.3           Delegates authority to the Director of Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Traffic and Transportation and the Section 151 Officer to release funding to undertake the monitoring and evaluation of this trial as the details are developed, this will be funded from the Parking Reserve;

 

2.4           Notes that a report will be taken to Licensing Committee for further comments and input into the trial.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

1)    Confirmed the commitment at Full Council on 9 November 2021, to undertake a trial to allow access for Portsmouth City Council licensed Private Hire Vehicles to use bus lanes in Portsmouth;

 

2)    Noted that a working group will be established, which would include transport operators, such as representatives from the local bus companies and Private Hire Vehicle (PHV) operators, and other interested parties to implement and input into the trial;

 

3)    Delegated authority to the Director of Regeneration in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Traffic and Transportation and the Section 151 Officer to release funding to undertake the monitoring and evaluation of this trial as the details are developed, this will be funded from the Parking Reserve;

 

4)    Noted that a report will be taken to Licensing Committee for further comment and input into the trial.

4.

Portsmouth supported bus services - contract extensions pdf icon PDF 443 KB

Purpose of report

 

1.1      The purpose of this paper is to outline Portsmouth City Council's current position on supported bus services and to seek agreement to extend the 5 existing contracts to 31 December 2022.

 

 

RECOMMENDED  

 

               It is recommended that the Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation: 

 

2.1           Approves the extension of all 5 existing supported bus service contracts from 1 January 2022 up to 31 December 2022.

 

Decision:

Approved the extension of all 5 existing supported bus service contracts from 1 January 2022 up to 31 December 2022.