Agenda and decisions

Transport Committee
Friday, 10th January, 2020 11.00 am

Venue: Committee Room A, Wellington House, 40-50 Wellington Street, Leeds

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests

3.

Exempt information - possible exclusion of the press and public

4.

Minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 8 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

5.

Chairs Update

6.

Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans pdf icon PDF 161 KB

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Decision:

 

Resolved:

 

(i)              That the draft phase one Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) produced for Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield be endorsed and recommended to the Combined Authority.

 

(ii)             That the draft phase one Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) produced for Bradford be endorsed and recommended to the Combined Authority, except any part of the proposals which fall outside the Bradford boundary, which would be subject to further engagement.

 

(iii)           That the proposed approach to further development of the LCWIPs, and their integration into the Combined Authority policy, as daughter documents of the West Yorkshire Transport Strategy 2040, be endorsed.

 

(iv)           That the progress made in developing a Future West Yorkshire Strategic Cycle Network Map be noted.

7.

Tackling the Climate Emergency and Improving Air Quality pdf icon PDF 161 KB

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)    That the update on the activities of the Zero Emissions Transport Working Group be noted.

 

(ii)   That the programme of meetings of the Zero Emissions Transport Working Group described in paragraph 2.20 be agreed and that an invitation be made to stakeholders and interest groups to work alongside the Working Group to co-produce recommendations for reducing carbon emissions from transport.

 

(iii) That the initial findings of the review of the West Yorkshire Low Emission Strategy be noted and that the recommendation and draft delivery plans be endorsed and further developed thorough the Zero Emissions Transport Working Group.

 

 

8.

Bus Services Act Update pdf icon PDF 143 KB

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Decision:

Resolved: That the report be noted and that the response to the Greater Manchester consultation Doing Buses Differently be endorsed.

9.

Rail Matters pdf icon PDF 141 KB

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

(i)              That the Committee report be noted.

 

(ii)              That the continued need for the Combined Authority to champion investment to unlock rail network capacity to operate longer and more frequent trains throughout West Yorkshire through ongoing engagement with DfT, Network Rail, TfN and rail operators be endorsed.

 

(iii)            That the Committee agreed the need to make a strong and compelling case to DfT alongside the rail industry to fund as a matter of urgency interventions being identified to allow longer trains to operate into and out of Leeds to and from Castleford / Wakefield / Barnsley via Woodlesford that currently rely on Platform 17.

 

(iv)           That the Committee the ongoing membership of the Consortium of East Coast Mainline Authorities for the 2020/21 financial year, with a financial contribution of up to £10,000 be agreed.

 

(v)              That the Committee agreed to ongoing transport policy and communication officer time to support the work of ECMA. 

 

 

10.

West Yorkshire Ticketing Company Ltd Presentation pdf icon PDF 110 KB

11.

District Chairs' Update (DCSCs) pdf icon PDF 110 KB

12.

Public Transport Performance Update pdf icon PDF 126 KB

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13.

Leeds City Region Transport Update pdf icon PDF 112 KB

14.

Summary of Transport Schemes pdf icon PDF 111 KB