Item 8

Report to the

Date: 15 July 2008

Report by: John Buckett

tel: 01962 857433 email: john.buckett@hants.gov.uk

Subject: Strategic Traffic Management

1. Summary

1.1 The following decision is sought:

2. Reason

2.1 In order to promote the economic growth objectives for the sub-region it is essential that the transport systems operate efficiently. Strategic traffic management will be an important element in providing coordinated operations across networks. The Multi Area Agreement provides a framework for partnership working with key stakeholders on the strategic traffic management.

3. Other Options Considered and Rejected

3.1 Taking no or little action in this area would limit the ability of the authorities involved to improve the efficiency of the transport systems.

4. Conflicts of Interest Declared by the Decision Maker or Other Executive Member Consulted - None.

5. Dispensation granted by the Standards Committee - None.

6. Reason(s) for the Matter being dealt with if Urgent - None.

Approved by: ................................. Date: .................................

Councillor M J Kendal - Chairman

Executive Member for Environment

Hampshire County Council

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