Up to date data from cycle and pedestrian counters

Adrian B Summers made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Aberdeen City Council,

You recently responded to my request for cycle and pedestrian counters ( https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/d... ) to 30 April 2020. Thank you.

Can you now provide data for the same devices, in the same format, from 1st May to 30th June 2020 please - ie as CSV, which shows a count per counter per lowest level date held (day / week / month etc)?

Can I also encourage you to publish this data on a monthly basis on your open data platform, so as to save me or others having to make repeated requests for updated figures, as I will be doing on a monthly basis from now on.

Thanks

Yours faithfully,

Adrian B Summers

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

Dear Mr Summers,

 

Information enquiry reference EIR-20-0654.

 

Thank you for your recent request for information, which we received on 2
July 2020. 

 

The scheduled date for our response to your request for information is on
or before 30 July 2020.

 

While Aberdeen City Council are prioritising resources to support
vulnerable citizens and essential services, we remain committed to provide
responses to requests as soon as we can.

 

Please refer to [1]FOISA reviews & appeals and [2]Your Data for more
information about your rights under the Freedom of Information Scotland
Act (FOISA).

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries in the
meantime.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

Access to Information Officer

 

 

Grant Webster |Access to Information Officer

Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team | Customer Feedback
|Customer

Marischal College |Business Hub 6,  1st Floor South | Broad Street |
Aberdeen | AB10 1AQ

 

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Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Mr Summers,

 

Please accept our sincerest apologies that we have failed to respond to
your information request within the statutory deadline. 

 

We are endeavouring to ensure you receive a response within the next 5
working days, but would like to take this opportunity to advise you that,
as we have missed the statutory deadline for responding, you are entitled
to request a review.  More information about requesting a review is
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Access to Information Team
Customer Feedback
Corporate Experience
Aberdeen City Council
1^st Floor South

Business Hub 6

Marischal College
Broad Street
ABERDEEN AB10 1AB

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St Andrews

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mac email
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Adrian B Summers

Dear Foi Enquiries,

Thanks for letting me know.

These things happen - 5 days is fine.
Yours sincerely,

Adrian B Summers

Adrian B Summers

Dear Aberdeen City Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Aberdeen City Council's handling of my FOI request 'Up to date data from cycle and pedestrian counters'.

When i first requested this information it should have been provided by 31 July 2020.

On 3rd August you stated that it should be with me in 5 working days. I responded by saying that rather than ask for a review (which ties up resources) I'd be content to wait five more days.

Now some 15 working days have passed and no data has been received

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/u...

Yours faithfully,

Adrian B Summers

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

Dear Mr Summers,

Thank you for your request for a review, received on 24 August 2020, to
reconsider the information request REV-20-0654 based on lateness of
response from Aberdeen City Council (ACC).

In accordance with the timescales set out in FOISA, you should receive a
review outcome on or before 21 September 2020.  If ACC fails to provide
you with a response by that date, you can apply to the Office of the
Scottish Information Commissioner (OSIC) to make a decision. Please refer
to the Further Information section below.

I would also take this opportunity to advise you that you will have no
further opportunities to seek a review at local authority level after your
response has been provided, as FOISA allows applicants to have one review
only. If you receive your response and disagree with any aspect of it, you
should contact OSIC directly.

 

Yours sincerely,

Grant Webster

Access to Information Officer

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your request for an internal
review, you can apply directly to the Office of the Scottish Information
Commissioner (OSIC) for a decision. Generally, OSIC cannot make a decision
unless you have been through the ACC’s review procedure. To make an
application to OSIC, please write or email OSIC at:

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9DS
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Should you wish to appeal against the Scottish Information Commissioner's
decision, there is an appeal to the Court of Session on a point of law
only. Any such appeal must be made within 42 days after the date of the
decision has been issued.

 

Grant Webster |Access to Information Officer

Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team | Customer Feedback
|Customer

Marischal College |Business Hub 6,  1st Floor South | Broad Street |
Aberdeen | AB10 1AQ

 

Dial: 01224 522166

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Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

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Dear Mr Summers,

 

Thank you for your email of 24 August 2020 requesting that Aberdeen City
Council (ACC) review its handling of your request. I can now advise you
that we have undertaken an internal review of our decision and the
findings are set out below.

 

Review details

 

You requested that we review our decision based on the following:-

 

Lateness

 

Review outcome

 

In accordance with Section 21(4)(c) of FOISA, please find below the
response to your information request, which comprises the Review Outcome:

 

Can you now provide data for the same devices, in the same format, from
1st May to 30th June 2020 please -  ie as CSV,  which shows a count per
counter per lowest level date held (day / week / month etc)?

 

Can I also encourage you to publish this data on a monthly basis on your
open data platform, so as to save me or others having to make repeated
requests for updated figures, as I will be doing on a monthly basis from
now on.

Please see attached the pedestrian and cycle data available for June 2020.
Traffic data, including pedestrian and cycle data is now being posted on
the Council’s website here .

 

What happens next?

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your request for an internal
review, you can apply directly to the Office of the Scottish Information
Commissioner (OSIC) for a decision. Generally, OSIC cannot make a decision
unless you have been through the ACC’s review procedure. To make an
application to OSIC, please write or email OSIC at:

 

The Office of the Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

[1]www.itspublicknowledge.info

 

An application to OSIC must be made in writing within six months of
receipt of ACC’s Review Decision Notice. When applying to OSIC for a
decision you should give your name and address for correspondence. Please
note that OSIC will not be able to investigate if you have not used your
real name to make your information request. You must also specify:

 

● which request for information your requirement for review relates to

● the reason that you asked ACC to carry out a review of your request

● the reason why you are not satisfied with ACC's review outcome decision

 

The Commissioner will contact ACC and invite its comments on your
application. Thereafter (if no settlement has meantime been reached), the
Commissioner must reach a decision within 4 months of receiving your
application, or within such other period as is reasonable. You will
receive written notice of the outcome of the Commissioner’s decision.

 

Should you wish to appeal against the Scottish Information Commissioner's
decision, there is an appeal to the Court of Session on a point of law
only. Any such appeal must be made within 42 days after the date of the
decision has been issued.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Grant Webster

On behalf of Review Panel Clerk

 

 

Grant Webster |Access to Information Officer

Aberdeen City Council | Access to Information Team | Customer Feedback
|Customer

Marischal College |Business Hub 6,  1st Floor South | Broad Street |
Aberdeen | AB10 1AQ

 

Dial: 01224 522166

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Adrian B Summers

Dear Grant / Foi Enquiries,

Thank you for that and for the explanatory note.

Somewhere along the transmission route the link "here" to where the data is now being published by ACC has been stripped.

I've had a look at the Open Data platform (https://data.aberdeencity.gov.uk/dataset ) but can't see it there.

Can you point me to it please?

Thanks

Adrian

Foi Enquiries, Aberdeen City Council

Hi Adrian,

My apologies for that. The link was certainly there when I sent the response so I'm not sure what has happened.

Here is the link to the published information: https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services...

Kind regards,
Grant

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