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Parking on Pavements »
The Regeneration and Transport Select Committee undertook a review of pavement parking, considering issues such as damage to pavements, kerbs and verges, and views of the emergency services.
Patient Transport Services »
Councillors from across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have undertaken a scrutiny review of the Patient Transport Services (PTS) available to residents of the City and County.
Review of Bus Services in Flintshire »
A significant element of Flintshire's population is dispersed across a large rural area, resulting in difficulties in accessing services and facilities. The aim of the review was to look at the provision of bus services, urban and rural access, bus lay-bys and congestion within the county.
Review of Commuter Parking at Laindon and Wickford Rail Stations »
This review aimed to explore the relationship between the station and its local community; specifically to understand how the influx of a high volume of vehicle and pedestrian traffic twice daily impacts on an area and to see what could be done to reduce congestion, improve road safety , reduce on - street parking and offer sustainable travel options to commuters.
Review of Concessionary Travel for Young People - Interim Report »
This review was undertaken in response to a council motion which in turn was prompted by a campaign for cheaper travel led by the National Youth Parliament. The aim of the review was to establish the feasibility of providing a concessionary travel scheme for young people in Warwickshire.
Review of Highways Maintainence in Merton »
Having considered the improvement priorities of the Authority and the concerns and issues raised by residents, Members of the Sustainable Communities Overview and Scrutiny Panel agreed to scrutinise highways maintenance.
Review of Residents Parking Schemes »
An examination of the system for introducing residents parking schemes in Leeds, carried out by the city's City Development Scrutiny Board.
Review of Winter Maintenance Strategy and Service »
The Review focused on providing safe highways and footways during periods of severe winter weather, enabling access for the public to their employment, essential services and local amenities. Current operational practise and resources allocated to Winter Maintenance were discussed and there was consultation with Members, Partners and the general public.
Road Safety of Children & Young People »
A review of Lancashire's performance in meeting Government targets for reducing road traffic accidents involving children and young people. The review examines the delivery of various services that contribute to the road safety of young people and makes recommendations for how progress in bringing down accident rates might be improved. It identifies opportunities for improvements presented by the policy context and spirit of the Every Child Matters Agenda for Change.
Rotherham: Road Safety outside Schools »
The aim of the review was to examine the measures in place to improve traffic safety outside schools
Slipping up? Impact of the extreme weather on London Transport »
The London Assembly's Transport committee sought the views of the transport authorities and other relevant parties, such as the emergency services, to establish the exact effects of the bad weather on 1 and 2 February and what steps were taken to mitigate those effects.
Social Services Transport »
The aim of this review was to assess the value for money of the current Social Services Transport provision and make recommendations for change or improvement.
Speeding Traffic with particular reference to 20mph speed limits near schools »
The External Overview & Scrutiny Committee examined the topic entitled 'Speeding Traffic with particular reference to 20mph speed limits near schools' between March 2008 and March 2009 in order to understand the issue of speed management and the techniques and tools used to assist in the reduction of speed in these vulnerable roads.
Sustainable Travel Scrutiny Report. 'Back to the Future' »
The Sustainable Travel Scrutiny Committee sought best practice from around Britain on how Bristol could support people to make more sustainable travel journeys.
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The Big Squeeze: Rail overcrowding in London »
This report sets out the extent of the overcrowding problem on the overground rail network in London, and then discusses potential solutions that can address the situation in the short, medium and long-term.
Traffic Calming and 20 mph Zones »
A review of the external context, residents' views, physical options, enforcement options and current policies and processes for development and implementation which concluded with 15 recommendations to Cabinet.
Traffic Safety Schemes »
The purpose of the project was to contribute to a review of the strategy for reducing road casualties in accordance with the Council's corporate priorities and performance targets.
Transport in Rugby Review »
In 2006 Warwickshire County Council undertook a major review of its Overview and Scrutiny function. and it was decided that issues of concern unique to a particular area could best be addressed by local Members. In January 2007 the County Council’s Rugby Area Committee agreed to undertake a joint exercise with Rugby Borough Council to ”review the impact of existing major sources of travel movements within the borough, and the plans being made to address the impact of known future developments on the Borough’s transport infrastructure”.
Unadopted Streets »
A policy adopted by the Council in 2008 prevented Area Committees from providing financial assistance to residents wishing to improve their unmade streets. The review sought to bring clarity to the rather complex issue of responsibility for private streets which comprise around 11% of our road network. We also wanted to come to a judgment as to whether the existing policy was appropriate.
Traffic Management in Conservation Areas »
The Cabinet referred the issues of a Local Safety Scheme in a particular historic market town in the Borough. The Scrutiny Commission chose to look at this scheme as a case study of how traffic management schemes are implemented in conservation areas more generally.
Devon: 20mph speed limits »
The starting point for this investigation was a concern that police did not support or enforce 20mph limits in Devon. This was coupled with the need to protect children in their journeys to school, and questioning whether this could best be done with the application of 20mph limits and zones.
Middlesbrough: Town Centre Parking »
The overall aim of the Scrutiny investigation was to investigate the parking provision in the town centre.
WINTER MAINTENANCE »
Through a review of winter maintenance procedures and routes with County Council engineers and other expert witnesses on the proposed criteria for the provision of salt bins/heaps and the prioritisation of routes, establish a clear and deliverable winter maintenance service.
Sutton: Condition of highways and drainage »
This review investigated how Sutton council manages the condition of highways and drainage in the borough.