Decision details

Local Transport Programme - Casualty Reduction Programme 2019/20

Reference: D49770

Decision Maker: Director of City Development

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Chief Officer for Highways & Transportation to approve the annual programme of Casualty Reduction Schemes & authorise the detailed development, consultation, preparation & delivery of these scheme subject to the satisfactory completion of any necessary Orders & statutory processes.


The Chief Officer (Highways & Transportation);


i)  noted the contents and recommendations of this report and further evolution of the approach to road casualties looking beyond the traditional ‘sites’ and ‘lengths’ documented approach;


ii)  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 B of this report;


iii)  gave authority to incur expenditure of £956,000 to complete schemes carried over from last year’s casualty reduction programme and the delivery of 17 schemes identified in this year’s KSI reduction programmes as detailed in Appendix B and the feasibility, initial design and costings of 11 schemes for next year’s KSI works programme;


iv)  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 B, and if no valid objections are received, to make, seal and implement the Orders as advertised;


v)  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 B; and


vi)  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: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

No external consultations have been undertaken at this stage.  The majority of the schemes in the proposed programme have originated from local communities; either from Ward Members, local residents or businesses.  As the works programme develops, consultation on each individual scheme will be carried out as appropriate.


Ward Members, Parish & Town Councils, Emergency Services, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, local residents and businesses.

Contact: Nick Borras, Senior Engineer - Traffic Management (0113) 3787497 Email:

Publication date: 17/06/2019

Date of decision: 25/06/2019

Effective from: 03/07/2019

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