Decision details

Outcome of Public Consultation on Public Transport and Social Transport Anomalies

Decision Maker: Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Expired 13/07/20

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To inform Scrutiny of the outcome of the consultation process for local transport arrangements and the timetable for dealing with the anomalies within school transport arrangements which came to light following the service review in September 2017.


(a)       That the Committee recommends the adoption of Option 3 (support             subsidised routes on the core bus network and implement alternative,    sustainable local travel arrangements in communities not on the core         network) within four            geographical areas of the County;


(b)       That the Committee recommends to Cabinet the approval of the       proposed service levels on the strategic core bus network; 


(c)        That the provision of an in-house minibus service to support the local        travel             arrangements, where it was cost effective to do so, be supported;


(d)       That the Committee recommends to Cabinet approval of the proposed        approach for dealing with historical non-statutory school transport arrangements that had been identified during the service review;


(e)       That the Committee recommend to Cabinet that the school transport           provision for siblings be given further consideration; and 


(e)       That the Committee recommend the adoption of Option 2 as its preferred   pricing structure for a concessionary bus pass, with a review to be        carried out on the impact of the increased cost after one year.

Report author: Steve Jones

Publication date: 13/02/2019

Date of decision: 12/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 12/07/2018 - Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Expired 13/07/20

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