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20mph Speed Limits/ Zones »
In Brighton & Hove. the issue of 20 mph speed limits/zones was referred to scrutiny; the purpose of this report is to highlight the consequences which may arise from changing the speed limit on roads in the city. During six months the panel spoke with representatives from a wide range of organisations to gather evidence and opinion on 20 mph speed limits/zones. The recommendations of this review are based on the evidence heard and the opinions put forward by experts in this field and residents.
Introduction of 20mph Zones in Sunderland »
The review considers the implications and explore proposals for the introduction of 20mph zones in Sunderland.
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.
Telford and Wrekin: car parking »
At the December meeting of full Council, it was decided that scrutiny would conduct an in-depth review of car parking charging policy.
Ashfield: car parking (off street) »
The review considered the aims and operation of the Council's off-street car parking provision in the light of the decriminalised parking enforcement proposals.
Ashfield: transport »
The objective of the review was to consider the Council’s response to the Transport Commissioners Public Inquiry, following prosecution for overloading of refuse vehicles.
Basildon: parking in residential areas »
To identify and understand the scale and range of the parking problems that exist in residential areas and consider how to address them through cost effective solutions.
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 Hackney Carriage Numbers and Accessibility Issues »
The purpose of this review was two fold :-
(i) to explore whether Basildon Council should impose an upper limit on the number of hackney carriages operating in the district and
(ii) to assess the availability and accessiblity of taxis for the disabled people
Access and Travel Time to Treatment Appointments »
This review focuses on the access and travel time to treatment across the District. It includes the range of transport avaialbe and the services available at General Practices. The review highlights the problems of accessing services for residents in rural areas and the rate and cost of missed appointments.
Bath and North East Somerset: parking strategy review »
This high level review of the Council's car parking provision was carried out to establish the current position and to identify any immediate issues for further research.
Bedford: DART, Demand Responsive Transport »
In June 2004, the Environment Policy Review and Development Committee decided to look at Transport Issues in Bedford Borough. Given the breadth of this topic, we agreed to focus on the new Bedford DART service as a first stage to the review.
Bedfordshire: integrated transport »
A cross-cutting best value review, looking at the issues of Policy, Mainstream School Transport, Supported Transport and Special Needs Transport.
controlled parking zone and park and ride schemes »
An investigation in to the financial implications of the proposed scheme.
Abandoned Vehicles »
The escalating problem of abandoned vehicles and the cost implications to the City Council was one of the key factors behind this review. It is hoped that approaches have been identified that will enable practical measures to be introduced.
Birmingham City Council: Changing Gear »
A priority for the newly established Transport, Connectivity & Sustainability Overview and Scrutiny Committee was to consider how Birmingham, at the heart of the nation’s transport infrastructure, can set an appropriate ambition which befits its status.
Birmingham City Council: Highway Maintenance and Management Services in Partnership »
A scrutiny Review of Highway Maintenance and Management Services in Partnership with the City Council and Amey.
Birmingham: building bus use »
This review considered factors that could be introduced to encourage people to use the bus as an alternative to driving their cars.
Birmingham: enforcing parking »
There has been a great deal of media interest since local authorities took over the enforcement of parking restrictions. This review looks at motorists' attitude and levels of adherence to current legislation.
Traffic Management and Control »
This review looks at how traffic is managed on the city's highways and how well equipped the Council is towards delivering its responsibilities. It forms part of a series of pieces of work to support the Council in addressing one of the biggest challenges that the city faces - tackling congestion.
Travelling to School »
This review addresses the problem of traffic congestion around schools and considers ways parents and children can be encouraged to choose different ways of travelling to school.
Implementation of Car Parking Charges Review »
Short review focussed on the implementation of car parking charges across the District, following their introduction in October 2009.
Taxi Quality »
A complete review of the Council's Taxi Licensing Policy twas undertaken to improve the standard of Blackpool's taxi fleet and levels of customer service.
Blyth Valley: Green transport: staff travel plans »
The review examines the possibility of introducing staff travel plans within Blyth Valley and Northumberland as a way of promoting sustainability.