Councillor Andrew Gant, the council’s Cabinet Member for Transport Management, told the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Barber that more action was needed after the number of people killed or seriously injured on Oxfordshire’s roads rose in 2022 – the first increase for many years. Noting that
A recent public survey run by the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner revealed that speeding or reckless/dangerous driving is both the most experienced crime and is perceived as the biggest local crime issue by respondents. See TVP's Local Crime Survey Results page for further information. This
Oxfordshire County Council made a commitment in June 2022 to Vision Zero - eliminating all road deaths and serious injuries by 2050: Ambition to eliminate all road deaths and serious injuries by 2050 The Council has just published its draft Vision Zero Strategy and is running a public consultation on
On 17 October the County Council decided to: * make the East Oxford LTNs permanent (following an 18-month experimental period) * remove bollards and replace them with ANPR cameras on Divinity Road, Magdalen Road and James Street * allow taxis, emergency service vehicles and Royal Mail vehicles through those ANPR camera points HLS
Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Cabinet approved the Central Oxfordshire Travel Plan (COTP) and the Traffic Filter scheme at a Cabinet meeting on 29 November 2022. See Agenda item - Central Oxfordshire Travel Plan | Oxfordshire County Council. and Agenda item - Core Schemes - Traffic Filters ETRO Approach | Oxfordshire County
Oxfordshire County Council’s consultation on its proposals for 6 ANPR-enforced traffic filters in Oxford [https://letstalk.oxfordshire.gov.uk/traffic-filters-2022] opened on 5 September and runs until 13 October 2022 (midnight). These traffic filters are one element of the Council’s Central Oxfordshire Travel Plan [https://letstalk.oxfordshire.gov.
Two keys aim of the Central Oxfordshire Travel Plan (COTP) traffic filter scheme are to: * prevent private motor traffic destined for Headington (particularly the hospitals) cutting through Cowley, Iffley, East Oxford and St Clement’s; and * reduce pollution levels on St Clement’s Street, which is the most polluted road