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Street Access Issues »
This scrutiny review was established following concern over how accessible
public highways within Brighton & Hove are. A boards, tables and chairs and displays of goods are all placed upon the pavement by businesses and depending on your point of view are either an important part of our city’s culture and vital to business success or a menace to residents and visitors trying to live their lives and move around the city.
The Hartlepool Transport Interchange »
Hartlepool Council's Regeneration and Planning Services Scrutiny Forum examined the development position of the Hartlepool Transport Interchange; future milestones and functionality plans; and the views of transport operators.
The Implications of Traffic Regulation Orders in the Borough »
This review considered the implications of Traffic Regulation Orders on the residents and businesses of Broxtowe and the dangers of blocking roads for emergency vehicles.
Travel & Transport to Hospital Appointments »
Richmondshire, has a population of 51,000, 39.39% of which are over 45. There are 3 main hospitals to which patients attend none of which are in the District. The scale of the problem is shown in attendance figures of 40,538 appointments at these hospitals in the period April 2008 to February 2009.The aim of this Review is to discover how easy it is for residents to attend hospital appointments, taking into account existing provision in public transport, community support, patients transport service and voluntary car schemes. We compare how patients access suitable services, identifying any gaps which exist between provision and need
University Residents Parking Scheme »
The overall aim of the Scrutiny investigation was to consider whether the recently introduced Residents Parking Scheme in University Ward has been enforceable and workable for all parties and to consider whether the scheme should be extended.
Winter Maintenance of the Highway Network »
Devon County Council’s Environment Economy and Culture Scrutiny Committee set up a Task Group to review lessons that can be learnt from the events of the 2008/09 and 2009/10 winters and to recommend what steps could be adopted by the authority, partners and other stakeholders to ensure Devon is even better prepared should similar events occur in future.
Winter Maintenance Report »
The purpose of the review was to examine the County Council's performance during the harsh winter of 2009/10 against Transport for Buckinghamshire’s Winter Maintenance Policy and Operational Plan, what the obstacles to success were and the associated issue of road maintenance.
Winter Roads Maintenance in East Sussex »
The Transport and Environment Scrutiny Committee undertook a review of the Council’s winter maintenance service following the exceptionally snowy and icy weather conditions during the winter of 2009/10.
Winter Service Plan Review »
Following the extensive disruption caused in Brighton & Hove by the severe snow and ice over the Christmas and New Year period, a cross-party scrutiny panel of councillors have reviewed how the council and other partners responded using the Winter Service Plan as a starting point.
We have made a number of recommendations as to how working practices can be improved, often building-upon and formalising changes that were implemented between the two snow events. We have also made recommendations on how the council might better prepare and equip itself in terms of resources, finances permitting. It will be up to the Administration to judge what further expenditure is essential, affordable or proportionate to the risk of further significant winter weather events occurring
Parking Review »
A Review of the Parking Strategy
The Condition of Roads and Pavements in the Borough »
Following a request from Beeston Fields Community Action Team, who suggested that a comprehensive review of the service would accelerate the maintenance of roads and pavements in the borough, the Sustainable Communities Examination and Inquiry Group conducted the review.
Middlesbrough: Patient Transport To and From James Cook University Hospital »
The Panel was particularly interested in considering the effectiveness and sustainability of Patient Transport Services, with a particular focus upon attendance at outpatient appointments and following discharge.
A660 Corridor Improvements Statement »
This inquiry covered issues relating to proposed improvements to the A660 in Leeds, including the consultation process.
Braking point: 20mph speed limits in London »
This report examines the current and potential future use of 20mph speed limits in London.
Car Parking at James Cook University Hospital »
The Health Scrutiny Panel was first made aware of an increase in some parking charges at James Cook University Hospital (effective from 1 April 2009) due to local publicity in the Evening Gazette in early April 2009.
Car Parking in Skipton »
Craven District Council commissioned a consultant's report into CAr Parking in Skipton in 2008.
The Overview and Scrutiny Committee took a detailed look at their findings and made a series of recommendation to Policy Committee.
The review included input from the public and business people in Skipton
Commissioning and Provision of Public and Community Transport »
Regeneration & Transport Select Committee undertook an Efficiency, Improvement, and Transformation (EIT) review regarding the Commissioning and Provision of Public and Community Transport between April and November 2009. The Authority's three year EIT programme will review all services across the Authority.
Concessionary Bus Fare Scheme - Possible Variation to Scheme »
The Appreciative Inquiry into the Concessionary Bus Fares Scheme was established in 2008. The setting up of the inquiry followed representations on variations being made at Council in May 2008. Subsequently, the matter was referred to Cabinet by Council (2nd June 2008) and on to Overview and Scrutiny Committee 1 (25th June 2008).
In order to achieve a cost-effective exercise, the main evidence for the report – the bus pass user survey – was coordinated with mailing out to bus pass-holders for the National Fraud Initiative, requested by the Audit Commission. This necessarily lengthened the consultation process, together with the considerable data collation following a good response (20% of surveys sent out) and considerable interest from the participants in the consultation.
Condition of the Highways in Hartlepool »
This scrutiny investigation examined the condition of the roads / pavements in Hartlepool.
Cycling Strategy Topic Group »
This is the report of the Cycling Strategy Topic Group which looks at whether the County Council is conforming to its adopted cycling strategy.
Delays possible: maintaining and upgrading the London Underground »
Highway Network Management »
This report examines the current situation of the Borough's roads and footpaths and suggestions some possible solutions.
Highways, Trees and Verges »
To examine current policies regarding trees and verges on Lancashire's highways, including footways along the carriageways.
Home to school and home to college transport policies : Consultation »
A select committee considered the consultation responses to proposed changes to the council’s home to school and home to college transport policies. Recommendations were made to Cabinet relating to equality issues, appeals, road safety, resources and council / partner transport services. Recommendations were also made to the local bus company.
North West Leicestershire District Council - Parking on Footways - Implications for Safety and Accessibility »
Many of the problems of parking on footways arise from inadequate parking provision but not all; some people are just not prepared to park away from their home.
We welcomed the approach of those who attended our hearing and the willingness of the Police and district council officers to cooperate.