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.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects 2 or more electoral divisions;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: Buxton North and East; Buxton West; Long Eaton; Petersham; Sawley;
Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/10/2022
Improvement and Scrutiny Committee: Places;
Decision due: 12 Jan 2023 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport
Lead director: Executive Director - Place
Contact: Joanna Jackson Email: Joanna.Jackson@derbyshire.gov.uk, Simon Tranter Email: Simon.Tranter@derbyshire.gov.uk.