Active Travel Funding
Decision Maker: Economy Regeneration & Development Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Report to accept funding provided by the
Combined Authority for the delivery of highway schemes to support
increased levels of active travel
Resolved (by assent) – That the Policy and Resources Committee:
(1) Authorise the Director of Regeneration and Place to accept the grant funding of £1,153,380 allocated to Wirral Council by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority for the Active Travel Fund Tranche 1 and 2 Programmes and accept the Local Authority Active Travel Capability Fund Programme indicative allocation of £286,000.
(2) Approve the proposed Active Travel Fund Tranche 1 and 2 Programmes and the Active Travel Capability Fund Programme (“the Programmes”) as set out in Appendices 1, 2 and 3 of this report.
(3) Authorise the Director of Regeneration and Place, in consultation with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and the Chair and Spokespersons of the Economy, Regeneration and Development Committee to amend the Programmes if required having due regard to any issues that may arise during design or consultation stages of projects.
(4) Note that the above authority and approvals are subject to the schemes at the Crescent and proposed cycle way through Wallasey and New Brighton being deferred until a consultation process has taken place.
Report author: Julie Barnes
Publication date: 08/06/2021
Date of decision: 08/06/2021
Decided at meeting: 08/06/2021 - Economy Regeneration & Development Committee
Effective from: 15/06/2021