Wirral Road Safety Plan
Decision Maker: Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report provides a further update on progress made in planning, funding and implementing the recommendations of the Road Safety Working Group as requested by the Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee on 7 September 2021. This report also sets out Wirral’s Road Safety Plan 2023 – 2027, following the adoption of the Liverpool City Region Road Safety Strategy in November 2022.
One of the key themes in the Wirral Plan 2021-2026 is to provide safe and pleasant communities. Making the borough’s roads safer for cyclists, pedestrians and other road users helps to meet the key priorities set out within the current Wirral plan.
Resolved – that,
1. the update on the recommendations of the Road Safety Working Group as set out as appendix A to this report be noted.
2. the Road Safety Plan 2023 - 2027 as set out in appendix B to this report be approved
2. officers be thanked for the significant amount of work undertaken to deliver the Road Safety Plan 2023-2027 and in implementing the recommendations of the working group.
Reasons for the decision:
To ensure the Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee is further updated on the progress, planning, funding and implementation of the recommendations agreed by the Road Safety Working Group and to set out future Road Safety Plans for development and implementation.
Alternative options considered:
The resolution of this committee was to progress a road safety update report, there are no other options considered.
Report author: Simon Fox
Publication date: 20/09/2023
Date of decision: 20/09/2023
Decided at meeting: 20/09/2023 - Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee
Effective from: 28/09/2023