Decision Maker: Cabinet Member Transport, Leader
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Proposed reduction in the speed limit for
Tingewick Road Area of Buckingham
A. APPROVED the making of the following order to reduce the speed limit to 40 mph on Tingewick Road and Ring Road (in the areas outlined in a statutory consultation). This is in line with Police and Network Safety team recommendations, which are in line with the national government guidance issued by the Department for Transport.
B. AGREED that the reduction to 40mph is supplemented with the following additional; measures to encourage driver adherence:
· Centre hatching
· 40mph roundels
· Gateway style features (subject to site survey and feasibility)
· Refresh the existing road lines
C. AGREED that the respondents to the Statutory Consultation be informed of the decision.
D. AGREED that Speed data and Non-Motorised User (NMU) surveys are undertaken on Tingewick Rd at an appropriate point in the future, when the development work completes and occupancy is sufficient to provide a true representation of NMU and motorised vehicle use as a result of the developments. This will provide and accurate representation of NMU numbers, vehicle flow and speed. Should this data align with a further reduction in speed limit appropriate measures should be implemented
Please note that resolution D is an additional resolution which does not appear in the report recommendations.
Wards Affected: Buckingham West;
Contact: Ian Thomas, Parking Operations Manager Email: Ian.Thomas@buckinghamshire.gov.uk.
Publication date: 29/07/2022
Date of decision: 29/07/2022
Effective from: 04/08/2022