Traffic Management Sub-Committee 15-JUN-2016

15 June 2016 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Richard Woodford and Peter Driver Contact Committee Services Team

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pdf icon Agenda [81kb]

pdf icon All Papers [6Mb]

Agenda

Item

Description

Wards affected

Report

1.

FORMER TRANSPORT USERS' FORUM - CONSULTATIVE ITEMS

(A) QUESTIONS submitted in accordance with the Panel's Terms of Reference

(B) PRESENTATION - WHITEKNIGHTS RESERVOIR SCHEME TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Members of the public attending the meeting will be invited to participate in discussion of the above items. All speaking should be through the Chair.

 

This section of the meeting will finish by 7.30 pm.

 

pdf icon Item 1A [34kb]

pdf icon Item 1B [2Mb]

2.

MINUTES OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S MEETING HELD ON 10 MARCH 2016

 

pdf icon Item 2 [107kb]

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

 

4.

QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS

Questions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Sub-Committee's Powers & Duties which have been submitted in writing and received by the Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

 

 

 

 

5.

PETITIONS

 

 

 

(A) PETITION FOR PERMIT PARKING IN ST STEPHENS CLOSE
To report to the Sub-Committee the receipt of a petition asking the Council to introduce permit parking in St Stephens Close.

CAVERSHAM

pdf icon Item 5A [32kb]

 

(B) PETITION FOR PERMIT PARKING IN MELROSE AVENUE
To report to the Sub-Committee the receipt of a petition asking the Council for permit parking in Melrose Avenue.

PARK

pdf icon Item 5B [29kb]

 

(C) PETITION FOR PERMIT PARKING IN AMHERST ROAD
To report to the Sub-Committee the receipt of a petition asking the Council to introduce permit parking in Amherst Road.

PARK

pdf icon Item 5C [30kb]

 

(D) PETITION FOR PERMIT PARKING IN ROWLEY ROAD
To report to the Sub-Committee the receipt of a petition asking the Council for permit parking in Rowley Road.

KATESGROVE

pdf icon Item 5D [29kb]

 

(E) PETITION FOR REVIEW OF ROAD SAFETY OF CEMETERY JUNCTION
To report to the Sub-Committee the receipt of a petition asking the Council to commit to an urgent road safety review in the Cemetery Junction area.

PARK &

REDLANDS

pdf icon Item 5E [30kb]

 

(F) PETITION FOR PERMIT PARKING IN HARROW COURT
To report to the Sub-Committee the receipt of a petition asking the Council to investigate the introduction of permit parking in Harrow Court.

MINSTER

pdf icon Item 5F [30kb]

 

(G) OTHER PETITIONS
To receive any other petitions on traffic management matters submitted in accordance with the Sub-Committee's Terms of Reference.

 

pdf icon Item 5G [33kb]

6.

PETITION FOR REVIEW OF THE SAFETY & SIGNAGE OF THE ZEBRA CROSSING IN PROSPECT STREET, CAVERSHAM - UPDATE

A report to update the Sub-Committee on an initial response to a petition asking the Council review the safety and signage of the zebra crossing in Prospect Street, Caversham as a matter of urgency, including investigating an upgrade to a pelican crossing.

 

CAVERSHAM

pdf icon Item 6 [30kb]

7.

ROAD SAFETY AND ROAD CASUALTIES IN READING BASINGSTOKE ROAD WITH BUCKLAND ROAD & HIGHMOOR ROAD JUNCTION WITH ALBERT ROAD

A report to inform the Sub-committee of road safety within Reading and the on-going police investigations into the sad events that resulted in fatalities at Basingstoke Road (Whitley) and Highmoor Road (Thames).

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 7 [63kb]

8.

PETITION FOR A ZEBRA CROSSING ON GOSBROOK ROAD - UPDATE

A report providing the Sub-Committee with a summary of the results of a pedestrian/vehicle count (PV2) that has been conducted in response to a petition that was submitted to the Sub-Committee meeting in January 2016, requesting the installation of a new zebra crossing on Gosbrook Road.

 

CAVERSHAM

pdf icon Item 8 [45kb]

9.

PETITION FOR SAFE CROSSING PLACES FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN ON ROTHERFIELD WAY - UPDATE

A report providing the Sub-Committee with a summary of the results of Officer investigation in response to a petition that was submitted to the Sub-Committee meeting in January 2016, requesting the installation of a crossing place for school children on Rotherfield Way, near to the junction with Surley Row.

THAMES & PEPPARD

pdf icon Item 9 [39kb]

10.

CRESCENT ROAD AND EAST READING REQUESTS FOR RESIDENT PERMIT PARKING - UPDATE

A report providing the Sub-Committee with an update to the request for residents permit parking in Crescent Road, as requested by residents via a petition received by the Sub-committee at the January 2016 Sub-Committee meeting, presenting the current requests for permit parking in the wider area and the implications that these could have and reporting the initial proposals to address concerns of rat-running traffic in Crescent Road.

 

PARK

pdf icon Item 10 [2Mb]

11.

RESIDENTS PARKING SCHEME - SCRUTINY REVIEW

A report to asking the Sub-Committee to re-establish the Scrutiny Task and Finish Group that was originally set up in July 2012 to consider Residents Parking in the Borough.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 11 [127kb]

12.

BI-ANNUAL WAITING RESTRICTION REVIEW - WRR2016A STATUTORY CONSULTATION

A report asking the Sub-Committee's approval to carry out statutory consultation and implementation, subject to no objections being received, on requests for or changes to waiting/parking restrictions.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 12 [2Mb]

13.

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE POTHOLE REPAIR PLAN 2016/17

A report to informing the Sub-Committee of the £60,000 share from the £50 Million Pothole Action Fund which has been made available to Reading Borough Council for pothole repairs this Financial Year, following the announcement in the Government's Autumn Statement 2015 and seeking approval for a Pothole Repair Plan to deliver improvements to the condition of roads within Reading and spend approval of the £60,000 share of the Pothole Action Fund.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 13 [108kb]

14.

RESULTS OF STATUTORY CONSULTATIONS - HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY STUDY AND A33 MRT PHASE ONE

A report providing the Sub-Committee with the results of the Statutory Consultations on the Hospital and University Study and A33 MRT Phase One.

REDLANDS & WHITLEY

pdf icon Item 14 [220kb]

15.

SCHOOL EXPANSION AND SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT UPDATE

A report to providing the Sub-Committee with a further update on the progress made towards encouraging sustainable travel to schools through the development of new Travel Plans for the primary schools that are currently expanding.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 15 [34kb]

16.

CAR CLUBS

A report to informing the Sub-Committee about Car Clubs generally, together with a summary of Car Clubs in Reading.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 16 [40kb]

17.

CAR PARK TARIFF CHANGES 2016

A report advising the Sub-Committee of the proposal to change the "off street" car parking orders as a result of a review of the tariffs.

 

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 17 [83kb]

18.

MAJOR TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS PROJECTS - UPDATE

A report to providing the Sub-Committee with an update on the current major transport and highways projects in Reading.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 18 [39kb]

19.

CYCLING STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN 2016/17

A report providing the Sub-Committee with the third Cycling Strategy Implementation Plan, setting out the programme for 2016/17 and reviewing progress towards delivery of the strategy objectives during 2015/16.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 19 [344kb]

20.

CYCLE FORUM MINUTES

A report to inform the Sub-Committee on the discussions and actions from the Cycle Forum held in June 2016.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 20 [33kb]

 

The following motion will be moved by the Chair:

 

"That, pursuant to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) members of the press and public be excluded during consideration of the following item on the agenda, as it is likely that there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of that Act"

 

21.

APPLICATIONS FOR DISCRETIONARY PARKING PERMITS

To consider appeals against the refusal of applications for the issue of discretionary parking permits.

 

 

 

DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING:

 

Wednesday 14 September 2016 at 6.30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

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