CITY OF YORK COUNCIL THE YORK (LOW POPPLETON LANE) (LOCAL BUS LANE) (EXPERIMENTAL) TRAFFIC ORDER 2017 NOTICE OF MAKINGNotice ID: BR3361974
CITY OF YORK COUNCIL THE YORK (LOW POPPLETON LANE) (LOCAL BUS LANE) (EXPERIMENTAL) TRAFFIC ORDER 2017 NOTICE OF MAKING
Notice is hereby given that on the 21st day of December 2017 City of York Council ("the Council") in exercise of powers under Section 9, 10 and Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ("the Act" ) and in pursuance of powers granted by the Secretary of State under Section 144 of the Transport Act 2000 (the 2000 Act) and the Bus Lane Contraventions (Penalty Charges, Adjudication and Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2005 ("the 2005 Regulations") and of all other enabling powers and after consultation with the Chief Officer of police in accordance with Schedule 9 of the Act, made The York (Low Poppleton Lane) (Experimental) Traffic Order 2017 ("the Order") which comes into effect on 10th January 2018 for an experimental period of 18 months ending on 9th July 2019 and amends the York Traffic Management Order 2014 (or any replacement thereof) by:
Designating the length of the carriageway on Low Poppleton Lane, York, between points 200m and 203.5m north from the northern kerbline of Boroughbridge Road as a Local Bus Lane to operate 24 hours a day Monday-Sunday for the passage of Local Buses and Pedal Cycles and those vehicles having authorisation in pursuance of the terms of the Order.
The Council will be considering, in due course, whether the provisions of this Experimental Order should be continued in force indefinitely.
Any person wishing to object to the indefinite continuation of the Order must state their grounds for objection in writing to Director of Economy and Place, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA, so that the objection is received by no later than the 10th day of
A copy of the Order, statement of reasons for making it and map showing the length of road affected may be inspected at the City of York Council Reception at West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA during normal business hours. Any person who wishes to question the validity of the Order or of any of its provisions on the grounds that it is not within the powers of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended or that a requirement of any regulations thereunder has not been complied with may, within 6 weeks from the commencement date of the Order, make application for that purpose to the High Court.
Decriminalised Bus Lane Enforcement
City of York Council, (The Council), being a designated authority under paragraphs 1 (1) and 2 (1) of Schedule 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1991 (Permitted and Special Parking Areas outside London) and an Approved Local Authority for Bus Lane Enforcement by virtue of Section 144 (3) of the Transport Act 2000 (Civil Penalties for Buses /Local Bus Lane contraventions) in accordance with regulations and guidance given by the SecretaryofState under Section 144 of that Act, hereby gives notice that as from 0001 hours on the 10th dayof January 2018 the Local Bus Lane in LowPoppleton Lane, York will be subject toCivil Enforcement(bycamera) and the PenaltyCharge in respect ofany contravention of regulations appertaining to that Local Bus Lane, when so enforced, will be £60 such penalty to be reduced to £30 where payment is made within 14 days. The Penalty Charge will be increased to £90 where, in order to secure payment, a 'Charge Certificate' has been served on the vehicle owner following expiry of the statutory period for payment as set out in a 'Notice to Owner'.
The designated Local Bus Lane will operate 24 hours a day Monday-Sunday commencing on 10th January 2018 and will be subject to Civil Enforcement (by camera) by or on and behalf of the Council. The Decriminalised Bus Lane Enforcement Notice sets out the charges that will apply in respect of civil enforcement should the regulations concerning the Local Bus Lane be contravened. The Civil Enforcement of Penalty Charges accord with the Department for Transport guidelines on Bus Lane enforcement. The experimental basis of the Order is necessary to allow for the effectiveness of the measures in terms of local bus service reliability and safety to be assessed over a reasonable period with a view to their adoption on a permanent basis. It also allows for the Order's provisions to be modified during its period of validity should this be deemed necessary.
Overall the provision of Local Bus Lane regulations balances the safety of pedestrians against vehicle usage and the experimental basis of the Order will make provision for any benefits/disbenefits of the Order to be assessed in terms of the City's highway network managing any levels of traffic re-distribution within that network.
TEMPORARY TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS LOW POPPLETON LANE & MILLFIELD LANE, YORK Notice is hereby given that City of York Council, not less than 7 days from the publication of this Notice, intends to make an Order under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 prohibiting vehicles from proceeding and waiting in that length of LowPoppleton Lane and Millfield Lane, York between its junctions with Poppleton Grange access road and Villa Court (closed road) during the period commencing at 0800hrs on the 1st day of January2018 and ending at 2400hrs on the 12th day of January 2018 (works period) or at time when highway safety improvement works being undertaken thereon have been completed whichever is the earlier. This is to ensure that the said works can be carried out safely. An alternative route for diverted traffic will be signed during the works period. The above temporary Order will not prohibit works or emergency access nor will they prohibit access to premises provided that access is not prevented by on-going works or safety concerns. Traffic signs/barriers will indicate the extent of the prohibitions/ restrictions.
For further information please contact Graham Titchener Telephone 01904 551495 e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Economy and Place
West Offices, Station Rise, YORK YO1 6GA