Agenda and decisions

Venue: This meeting is being held entirely by video conference facilities

Contact: Wendy Slater, Senior Governance Services Officer 

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Apologies for absence

Presented By: Chair


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Les Jones (Dudley), Councillor Alan Taylor (Dudley) and Councillor David Welsh (Coventry).


Chair's Remarks

Presented By: Chair


The Chair updated the committee on matters relating to the Metro’s 21st anniversary, the work Transport for West Midlands had undertaken in respect of supporting pupils to return to school, progress with the construction of the Longbridge multi-storey car park, the provision of electric buses in Coventry, Travel de Courcey going into administration in August, the roll out of wifi at Walsall bus station, and the imminent completion of works at Pool Meadow bus station.


Minutes - 8 June pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Presented By: Chair


The minutes of the meeting were agreed as a correct record.


Action Tracker pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Presented By: Chair


The plan setting out the outstanding actions from previous decisions of the committee was noted.


Matters Arising

Presented By: Chair


The committee noted those matters arising from the last meeting.


Financial Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Presented By: Louise Cowen


(1)      It was noted that the year to date net revenue expenditure to the end of July 2020 showed a favourable variance of £0.093m compared to budget.


(2)      It was noted that total capital expenditure to the end of July 2020 for the overall transport programme was £45.4m, which was £22.6m below the budget of £68.0m. The annual forecast had been reduced to £255.6m, which was £20.7m below the annual budget of £276.3m.


Capital Programme Delivery Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Presented By: Sandeep Shingadia


(1)      The achievements since the July meeting of the Transport Delivery Committee were noted.


(2)      The progress of deliverables and outturn of the 2020/21 Capital Programme were noted.


(3)      Variations from the baseline programme were noted.


Transport Network and COVID-19 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

a)     Transport overview

b)     Schools Transport Update

c)     Bus Update

d)     Rail Update


Presented By: Anne Shaw /Jon Hayes/Tom Painter

Additional documents:


The report was noted.


Bus Alliance Update pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Presented By: Edmund Salt


(1)      The content of the report and current status of the West Midlands Bus

Alliance was noted.


(2)      The report was to be submitted to the WMCA Board for information.


Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme - Update pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Presented By: Edmund Salt


(1)      The update on the development of the Enhanced Partnership and the

proposed next steps was noted.


(2)      The progress with the formal (public) consultation, as authorised by the committee at its meeting in March 2020, was noted.


E-Scooters pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Presented By: Mark Collins

Additional documents:


(1)      The progress in planning the e-scooter trial was noted.


(2)      The intended rollout plans and next steps for the programme was noted.


Questions pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider any questions submitted by the deadline of 12 noon on 10 September 2020 for written questions and 12 noon on 11 September 2020 for oral questions.

Presented By: Chair


The question submitted by Councillor Richard Worrall and the response from the Director of Rail was noted.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Presented By: Chair


The plan of items to be considered at future meetings was noted.


Date of Next Meeting


Monday 9 November 2020 at 1.00pm