Agenda item - Rottingdean High St Air Quality Management Area traffic scheme
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Rottingdean High St Air Quality Management Area traffic scheme
- Meeting of Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee, Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019 4.00pm (Item 58.)
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Report of the Executive Director Economy, Environment & Culture
1) That the Committee grants permission for officers to advertise an experimental traffic order for a period of 18 months to allow a trial of temporary physical and other road traffic measures on Rottingdean High Street as listed in paragraph 3.2 of this report.
58.1 The Committee considered a report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture that request approval of measures to address air quality issues in the section of Rottingdean High Street south of Park Street.
58.2 The Road Safety Projects Officer noted a correction to the report whereby paragraph 4.7 should read West Street not Park Street.
58.3 Councillor Miller thanked officer for their extensive work on the matter. Referring to paragraph 3.7, Councillor Miller noted that the experimental traffic order would run for a maximum of 18 months and asked for a pragmatic approach and response in consultation with ward councillors and Sussex Police should any part of the changes cause issue. Councillor Miller thanked Rottingdean Parish Councillors for their helpful and insightful input. Councillor Miller welcomed the proposal that he hoped would improve air quality in the area and thanked the support of the committee in identifying the area as a priority through the Local Transport Plan (LTP).
58.4 The Chair gave an assurance that ward councillors would be consulted if an intervention needed to be made.
58.5 Councillor West noted that the area was a challenging one for cyclists to manoeuvre and asked if the proposed chicane would have a let through for cyclists.
58.6 The Road Safety Projects Officer explained that the detail design would address the need for a let through for cyclists.
58.7 The Chair thanked ward councillors, members of Rottingdean Parish Council and officers for their work in drafting a solution to what was a difficult area and she wished the trial every success.
58.8 RESOLVED- That the Committee grants permission for officers to advertise an experimental traffic order for a period of 18 months to allow a trial of temporary physical and other road traffic measures on Rottingdean High Street as listed in paragraph 3.2 of this report.
- Rottingdean High St AQMA, item 58. PDF 241 KB
- Rottingdean High St AQMA APX. n 1, item 58. PDF 847 KB