Decision - Clean Air Day and Car Free Day

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Clean Air Day and Car Free Day

Decision Maker: Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Consideration of the council's participation in future events/days that are focused on issues associated with transport and travel, such as air quality.


2.1         That the Committee requests that officers approach Rottingdean Parish Council to discuss opportunities to work jointly on a Clean Air Day initiative in June 2020.

2.2      That the Committee agrees to receive a further report to the next ETS committee, to consider options for participating in European Mobility Week and Car Free Day in September 2020, with such a report including:

·         a list of options for road closures and detail of the effects on traffic; including the feasibility of road closures in areas already identified by some residents via petitions to this council, such as St James Street and roads on the seafront

·         a detailed analysis of the costs associated with closing a road and/or multiple roads in Brighton and Hove, with consideration given as to how these costs may be provided for in the council’s 2020/21 budget planning

·         further detail on the nature of community events that could be organised on roads, detailing and exploring the amazing and unique opportunity that road closures provide, as well as further analysis on how events such as this act can act as the first steps towards tackling the public health crisis of air pollution and becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2030

Report author: Andrew Renaut

Publication date: 27/11/2019

Date of decision: 26/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/11/2019 - Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

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