Your Councillors

Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee

1 December 2015

Is this the final decision on the recommendations?

Yes

 

Response to recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny review of Transport in Maidstone 2015

 

Final Decision-Maker

Strategic Planning, Sustainability and transportation Committee

Lead Director or Head of Service

Rob Jarman

Lead Officer and Report Author

Tessa Ware

Classification

Non-exempt

Wards affected

All

 

 

This report makes the following recommendations to the final decision-maker:

1.    That the SPST Committee note the responses to the recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny review of Transport in Maidstone 2015, received from Guy Schofield, Project Officer for Kent Community Rail Partnership.

 

 

 

This report relates to the following corporate priorities:

         Great People

         Great Place

         Great Opportunity

 

 

Timetable

Meeting

Date

Decision Maker

1 December 2015



Response to recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny review of Transport in Maidstone 2015

 

 

1.         PURPOSE OF REPORT AND EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

1.1      For the Strategic Planning, Sustainability and Transportation Committee to have sight and note the responses to the recommendations from the Overview and Scrutiny review of Transport in Maidstone 2015.

 

 

2.         INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND

 

2.1      During 2014 the Planning, Transport and Development Overview and Scrutiny Committee carried out a review of transport in Maidstone, looking at alternative modes of transport other than the car.

 

2.2      The final report for the review was published in April 2015 with copies sent to all parties who provided evidence for the review. One of the parties involved in providing evidence was the Kent Community Rail Partnership, who have responded to the recommendations from the review.

 

2.3      Their responses are attached as Appendix A of this report.

 

 

3.         AVAILABLE OPTIONS

 

3.1      The Committee are asked to note the responses from the Kent Community Rail Partnership attached at Appendix A.

 

 

4.         REPORT APPENDICES

 

The following documents are to be published with this report and form part of the report:

         Appendix A - Responses to OSC Transport review recommendations from Kent Community Rail Partnership.