Decision details

Sustainable modes of transport to school (CFS&E3/ SS16)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Local Authorities are required to promote the use of sustainable modes of travel and transport. They're also required to publish a sustainable school travel strategy. This is a review of the current document to meet this requirement.


The Cabinet considered a report outlining the Council’s statutory duty under the Education and Inspections Act 2006 to promote sustainable travel to school; detailing a review of the existing strategy, and outlining a proposed Sustainable Modes of School Travel Strategy for 2020 to 2025.


The Cabinet has then given approval to the adoption of the proposed Sustainable Modes of School Travel Strategy as the Council’s Strategy for sustainable school travel promotion until 2025.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects 2 or more wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Yes

Decision Reference: CAB266

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Forward Plan Reference: CFS&E3/ SS16

Other reasons / organisations consulted

portfolio holders, CLT, Children and Families and Cabinet

Contact: Mark Glynn, Director of Place Management Email: Tel: 0161-474-3700.

Report author: Amy Beasley

Publication date: 23/12/2020

Date of decision: 22/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 22/12/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 01/01/2021

Accompanying Documents: