Decision details

Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP); Bradford to Leeds A647 Bus Priority Corridor Traffic Regulation Order Objection report

Reference: D52564

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

The Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation):
i) Noted the contents of the report;
ii) Considered and over-ruled the objections raised to (i) Leeds City Council (Traffic Regulation) (Waiting Restriction) (No.9) Order 2015, Armley Ward Order, Amendment 1, Order 2020, (ii) Leeds City Council (Movement Restrictions) (No.M14) Order 2012, and (iii) Leeds City Council Amendment No.4 Order 2020 & (No.M10) Order 2020;
iii) Requested the City Solicitor to make, seal and implement (i) Leeds City Council (Traffic Regulation) (Waiting Restriction) (No.9) Order 2015, Armley Ward Order, Amendment 1, Order 2020, (ii) Leeds City Council (Movement Restrictions) (No.M14) Order 2012, and (iii) Leeds City Council Amendment No.4 Order 2020 & (No.M10) Order 2020; and
iv) Requested the City Solicitor to write to the objectors informing them of the decision taken by the Chief Officer (Highways and Transportation).
v) Noted the commitment to undertake traffic speed and volume surveys within the Aviaries estate following implementation of these proposals, to allow an assessment of the impact of the A647 Bus Priority Corridor scheme on traffic movements within the estate, and, following this assessment, to consult with local ward members and residents regarding the potential to introduce mitigation measures within the estate as part of this project, if considered necessary at that stage.
vi) Noted the commitment to undertake parking surveys within the Aviaries estate following implementation of the A647 Bus Priority Corridor project, in order to establish the extent of any undesirable impacts on availability of parking for residents occurring as a result of this project, and to implement appropriate remedial measures if considered necessary at that stage.
vii) Noted the commitment to undertake traffic surveys in the vicinity of Wilkinson’s car park and on Eyres Avenue following implementation of the A647 Bus Priority Corridor project, in order to establish the extent of any undesirable traffic movements occurring as a result of this project, and to implement appropriate remedial measures if considered necessary at that stage.
viii) Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 66(4) of the Highways Act 1980, that the relevant lengths of existing footway, carriageway and open space shown in Background Documents 7.3 Drawings 10 to 12 (Armley Road) as proposed cycle tracks or proposed shared cycle/footway are removed and that following their removal, cycle tracks are constructed under the powers contained under the provisions of section 65(1) of the Highways Act 1980 either for shared joint use by pedal cyclists and pedestrians, or for use only by pedal cyclists, as indicated.
ix) Approved with reference to the powers contained in Section 65(2) of the Highways Act 1980, that the existing northbound mandatory cycle lane and southbound advisory cycle lane on Pickering Street be removed, as shown in Background Document 7.3, and the relevant area be converted to carriageway.

Wards Affected: Armley;

Contact: Morgan Tatchell-Evans, Highways Officer 0113 3783655 Email: morgan.tatchell-evans@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 11/12/2020

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