Decision details

Local Transport Plan: Casualty Reduction Programme 2020/21

Reference: D50857

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the annual programme of Casualty Reduction schemes and to authorise the detailed development, consultation, preparation and delivery of these schemes subject to the satisfactory completion of any necessary orders and statutory processes.


The Chief Officer, Highways & Transportation:

i)  noted the contents and recommendations of this report including the continued application of the innovative approach to road casualties looking beyond the traditional ‘sites’ and ‘lengths’ processes;


ii)  noted the work undertaken over the 2019/20 financial year with respect to the previously approved casualty reduction programme;


iii)  reviewed and approved the prioritised list of targeted KSI casualty reduction programme and gave authority to commence the detailed design, consultation and implementation of the schemes described in Appendix A to this report;


iv)  gave authority to incur expenditure of £650,000, being the available funding from the 2020/21 Integrated Transport Programme and note £111,000 additional budget carried over from the 2019/20 LTP Casualty Reduction Programme, to form a total budget of £761,000 to deliver 9 schemes identified in this year’s KSI reduction programmes as detailed in Appendix A and the feasibility, initial design and costings of 4 schemes for the 2021/22 KSI works programme;


v)  gave authority to request the City Solicitor to advertise any Traffic Regulation Orders (Movement Order, Waiting Restriction Order or Experimental Order) as required to address/ resolve the problems identified for each scheme as detailed in Appendix A, and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised;


vi)  gave authority to request the City Solicitor to draft and advertise a Notice under the section 90C of the Highways Act 1980 for the implementation of traffic calming features (speed tables and speed cushions) as detailed in Appendix A; and


vii)  agreed to receive such other and further reports as may be required to address any objections received to advertised notices or other matters arising from the detailed scheme proposals.


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Detailed statutory and frontage consultation will take place on each individual project within the programme.


Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development, Ward Members, Parish and Town Councils, Emergency Services, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Local Residents and Businesses.

Contact: Christopher Way, Traffic Engineer 0113 378 7493 Email:

Publication date: 04/05/2020

Date of decision: 13/05/2020

Effective from: 21/05/2020

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