Agenda and minutes
Transport Committee
Wednesday 10 January 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Chamber, City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA

Contact: Laura Pelling, Principal Committee Manager; Telephone: 020 7983 5526; Email:  [email protected]; Minicom: 020 7983 5526 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Chairman's Announcements

To receive any apologies for absence and any announcements from the Chairman.

Minutes:

1.1  Apologies for absence were received from Navin Shah AM and Florence Eshalomi AM, for whom Leonie Cooper AM and Dr Onkar Sahota AM attended as substitute Members.

2.

Declarations of Interests pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2, as disclosable pecuniary interests;

 

(b)   Note the declaration by any Member(s) of any disclosable pecuniary interests in specific items listed on the agenda and the necessary action taken by the Member(s) regarding withdrawal following such declaration(s); and

 

(c)   Note the declaration by any Member(s) of any other interests deemed to be relevant (including any interests arising from gifts and hospitality received which are not at the time of the meeting reflected on the Authority’s register of gifts and hospitality, and noting also the advice from the GLA’s Monitoring Officer set out at Agenda Item 2) and to note any necessary action taken by the Member(s) following such declaration(s).

Minutes:

2.1   Resolved:

 

  That the list of offices held by Assembly Members, as set out in the table at Agenda Item 2, be noted as disclosable pecuniary interests.

 

2.2  In accordance with Standing Order 2.2D, the Chairman agreed to take the rest of the items of business in a different  ...  view the full minutes text for item 2.

3.

Cycling Infrastructure pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4000

The Committee is recommended to note the report, put questions to invited guests on cycling infrastructure and note the discussion.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

3.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat as background to putting questions on cycling infrastructure to the following invited guests:

·  Dr Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer - Transport, University of Westminster;

·  Dr Justin Spinney, Lecturer in Human Geography, University of Cardiff;

·  Chris Boardman MBE, Cycling and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The Committee is recommended to confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 6 December 2017 to be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

4.1  Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Transport Committee held on 6 December 2017 be signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

5.

Summary List of Actions pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact Laura Pelling, [email protected], 020 7983 5526

 
The Committee is recommended to note the completed and outstanding actions
arising from previous meetings of the Committee.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

5.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

 

5.2  Resolved:

 

That the completed and outstanding actions arising from previous meetings of the Committee be noted.

6.

Action Taken Under Delegated Authority pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Laura Pelling; [email protected]; 020 7983 5526

 

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Note the action taken by the Chairman under delegated authority, namely to:

 

  i.  Agree a letter to the Mayor of London in response to Transport for London’s consultation on the transformation of Oxford Street set out at Appendix 1 to the report; and

 

  ii.  Agree a further response to Transport for London on the Committee’s recent bus reports: Driven to distraction: Making London’s buses safer; and London’s bus network set out at Appendix 3 to the report; and

 

(b)  Note the response from the Mayor of London in response to the Committee’s submission to the transformation of Oxford Street consultation, attached at Appendix 2.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

6.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

 

6.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the action taken by the Chairman under delegated authority be noted, namely to agree:

 

  i.  A letter to the Mayor of London in response to Transport for London’s consultation on the transformation of Oxford  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Transport Committee Work Programme pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Richard Berry, [email protected], 020 7983 4000

The Committee is recommended to:

 

(a)  Agree its work programme for the remainder of the 2017/18 Assembly year, including the schedule of prospective topics for forthcoming meetings as set out at paragraph 4.19 of the report; and

 

(b)  Note the record of its site visit to Clapham Junction Station, as set out at Appendix 1; and

 

(c)  Agree to hold an additional meeting on 19 February 2018, primarily to further discuss cycling infrastructure with invited guests.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

7.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

 

7.2  Resolved:

 

(a)  That the work programme for the remainder of the 2017/18 Assembly year, including the schedule of prospective topics for forthcoming meetings as set out at paragraph 4.19 of the report, be agreed;

 

(b)  That the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled for Thursday, 1 February 2018 at 10.00am in the Chamber, City Hall.

Minutes:

8.1  The next meeting of the Committee was scheduled for Thursday, 1 February 2018at10.00am,in the Chamber, City Hall.

9.

Walking and Cycling at Outer London Junctions pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Secretariat

Contact: Emily Hopkinson; [email protected]; 020 7983 4000

 

The Committee is recommended to agree the report, Hostile streets: walking and cycling at outer London junctions.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

9.1  The Committee received the report of the Executive Director of Secretariat.

 

9.2  Upon being put to the vote, the report was agreed (with 6 votes cast in favour and 4 votes cast against).

 

9.3  Resolved:

 

That the report, Hostile streets: walking and cycling at outer London Junctions, be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9.

10.

Any Other Business the Chairman Considers Urgent

Minutes:

10.1  There was no other business.

11.

Close of Meeting

Minutes:

11.1  The meeting ended at 12.17pm.