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Active Travel

Requested on
Fri 20th December, 2013
Reference
FOI 3722
Resolution
Information provided

Question

I would be very grateful for clarification on the following points:

• If any, how many cycling officers did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d)
2013?

• If any, how many officers dedicated to promoting walking did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?

• If any, how many sustainable transport officers did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c)
2012 and (d) 2013?

• What the budget was for walking and cycling in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?

• What the budget was for walking and cycling as a percentage of the total transport budget in (a)
2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?

• If any, how many road safety officers did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and
(d) 2013?

• What the budget was for road safety in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?

• What the budget was for road safety as a percentage of the total transport budget in (a) 2010 (b)
2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?

Answer

•    If any, how many cycling officers did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
0.5 fte - Active Travel Development Officer since December 2012 which includes cycling
 
• If any, how many officers dedicated to promoting walking did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
0.5f fte - Active Travel Development Officer since December 2012 which includes walking. In addition we employ casual walk leaders to deliver walks programme.
 
•    If any, how many sustainable transport officers did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
N/A

•    What the budget was for walking and cycling in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
a. Approx £7k    b.  Approx £7k     c.  Approx £7k    d.  Approx £15k
 
•    What the budget was for walking and cycling as a percentage of the total transport budget in (a)
2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
N/A - Leicestershire County Council is the Highways Authority for Charnwood

•    If any, how many road safety officers did the local authority employ in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
N/A - Leicestershire County Council is the Highways Authority for Charnwood

•    What the budget was for road safety in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
N/A - Leicestershire County Council is the Highways Authority for Charnwood

•    What the budget was for road safety as a percentage of the total transport budget in (a) 2010 (b) 2011 (c) 2012 and (d) 2013?
N/A - Leicestershire County Council is the Highways Authority for Charnwood

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