Decision details

Active Travel Fund

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


to request approval for the Council to receive and spend the Active Travel Fund award from Central Government.


Consideration was given to a report of the Cabinet Member for / Director of Neighbourhoods which sought approval to accept external funding grant at a total of £915,000 from the Department for Transport Active Travel Fund.  The aim of Active Travel Fund is to try and embed walking and cycling as part of long-term commuting habits to secure the associated health, air quality and congestion benefits.


Alternatives considered

To not accept the grant.



That acceptance of the Active Travel Fund grant at a total of £915,000 be approved.


Reason for resolution

To deliver other active travel projects in other areas of the borough.

Report author: Alex Whittaker

Publication date: 06/09/2021

Date of decision: 31/08/2021

Decided at meeting: 31/08/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/09/2021

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