Decision Maker: Executive Board
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This joint report on behalf of Leeds City Council (LCC) Highways & Transportation and LCC Adults and Health, is to provide an update on progress and forward programme for the Door to Door Community Transport Digital Hub project, to present a summary of the development work to date and proposed service design, and to request approval to deliver a pilot of that service, subject to funding approval from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) via the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
The Director of City Development and the Director of Adults and Health submitted a joint report which provided an update on the Door to Door Community Transport Service (Digital Hub) project, presented a summary of the work undertaken to date and which sought approval to deliver a pilot of the proposed service, subject to funding approval from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) via the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
In noting that the proposal was a pilot scheme, it was suggested that if successful, consideration could be given to potentially expanding the project to other areas of the city.
Responding to a Member’s concerns regarding the proposal, the Board was provided with further information detailing a breakdown on how the funding for the pilot would be utilised, together with information on the reasons as to why the specific geographic and demographic areas for the pilot had been proposed, with it being undertaken that further detail could be provided to Members, if required.
(a) That the update on the progress made, and the forward plan for the Door to Door Community Transport Service project, be noted;
(b) That the delivery of a pilot of the proposed service, be approved, subject to funding approval being agreed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) via the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
(Under the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 16.5, Councillors S Golton required it to be recorded that he abstained from voting on the decisions referred to within this minute)
Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;
Wards Affected: Ardsley and Robin Hood; Beeston and Holbeck; Hunslet and Riverside; Middleton Park; Morley North; Morley South;
Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development
Contact: Sarah Buncall 0113 376 4269 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report author: Sarah Buncall
Publication date: 15/02/2021
Date of decision: 10/02/2021
Decided at meeting: 10/02/2021 - Executive Board
Effective from: 20/02/2021