Report of the Director of the Department of the Built Environment.
The Committee considered a report of the Director of the Built Environment covering the provision of Transport for London (TfL) funding to the City of London Corporation and seeking approval for the formal adoption of the City Corporation’s Local Implementation Plan (LIP) Delivery Plan for 2019/20 to 2021/22.
The Group Manager, Strategic Transportation, clarified that the City Corporation were obliged to submit this document to the Mayor of London via TfL. He added that this and the Transport Strategy formed the City Corporation’s third LIP and provided Members with more detail as to how funds would be spent.
A Member commented that this illustrated the point that small, local projects could have significant impact and could be delivered in stages. He encouraged Officers to continue to proceed on this basis.
A Member suggested that it would be useful for the Committee to be provided with baseline information against targets in terms of monitoring the delivery of the outcomes of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy.
In response to a question, the Group Manager, Strategic Transportation, confirmed that there was an aspiration to reduce the volume of traffic in the City of London by 50% over the lifetime of the Transport Strategy,
RESOLVED – That, Members approve the LIP Delivery Plan 2019/20 – 2021/22.