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Lewisham and Lee Green Low Traffic Neighbourhood: Consultation and next steps

13/01/2022 - Lewisham and Lee Green Low Traffic Neighbourhood: Consultation and next steps

Having considered an open officer report, and presentations by the Cabinet

Member for Environment and Transport, Councillor Patrick Codd, Councillors

Maslin, Krupski, Rathbone and Ingleby and by two members of the public, the

Mayor and Cabinet agreed that:

 

(1) the findings of the review of the LTN, including the data monitoring and

feedback from the public consultation be noted;

 

(2) the Equalities Impact Assessment (EqIA) and specific equalities

considerations summarised in section 8 and the full EqIA detailed in Appendix

J, be received;

 

(3) proposals for a permanent traffic order retaining the revised Lewisham and

Lee Green LTN be published, and that the statutory processes be conducted,

be approved;

 

(4) the physical modal filters within the Lewisham and Lee Green Low Traffic

Neighbourhood be converted to automatic number plate recognition (ANPR)

camera enforcement and that Lewisham blue badge holders and emergency

services be exempt;

 

(5) officers work with schools in the LTN area to implement traditional school

streets, where schools are supportive;

 

(6) additional complementary measures be implemented within the LTN and

surrounding areas, subject to statutory processes and detailed design,

including:

- planters/trees and green spaces

- additional electric vehicle charging points

- additional bike hangars and cycle stands

- additional and/or improved pedestrian crossing points

- new seating 

 

(7) approval be given to continue to monitor the area using a range of

indicators, including, but not limited to, traffic counts, speed surveys, air

quality and bus journey times.

 

(8) officers use their existing delegated powers to implement the above

recommendations and deliver the package of complementary measures.