Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The purpose of this report is to allow a trial
of town wide 20 mph limits as part of a green town initiative in
the towns of Buxton and Long Eaton.
Cabinet is asked to consider:
a) Authorising the trial of town wide 20 mph limits in the towns of Buxton (commencing 2022) and Long Eaton (commencing 2023) subject to local views, including agreement in principle being reached with the Borough Councils of High Peak and Erewash respectively.
b) Carrying out before and after monitoring of air quality, the use of more sustainable forms of transport, traffic speeds, transportation behavioural patterns and its environmental impacts upon the residents and the businesses in the towns.
Approve the carrying out by the Council of a consultation and public engagement exercise for the introduction of 20mph speed limits under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 on roads in areas surrounding the town centres of Buxton and Long Eaton.
Publication date: 12/01/2023
Date of decision: 12/01/2023
Decided at meeting: 12/01/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 20/01/2023