Dear West Berkshire Council,

Please can I have information and correspondence relating to the mandatory cycle lane and other cycle provision on the A34.

Please can I have:

1. A map of the cycle infrastructure on this route, with the cycle infrastructure colour coded and notated.
2. Original timeline of the implementation of this route and date of opening.
3. Cost of the original implementation of the cycle infrastructure on this route, with the makeup of this figure detailed.
4. Yearly cost of upkeep of this cycle infrastructure per year for each year since implementation.
5. All details, documenation, and correspondence related to the upkeep of this cycle route, such as maintenance incidents raised.
6. The source of such funding for the implementation of this route and any relevant documentation related to obtaining this funding, such as any applications made for a grant or funding.
7. Any estimated frequencies of the use of this route by cyclists before it was implemented.
8. Current estimated and/or real frequency of the use of this route by cyclists.
9. All correspondence, digital and otherwise, between the council internally and with any external bodies or persons relating to the planning and implementation of this route.
10. Yearly maximum speeds by motor vehicles recorded at any point along this route, with year of recorded speed for the last five years.
11. All feedback collected from prospective or actual users of this infrastructure.
12. Number of recorded road traffic incidents or other such incidents involving injury, potential injury, or damage to property, involving cyclists on this route.

Please provide answers for questions 5, 9, and 11 in their own separate PDF documents. Please provide an answer to question 3 in a spreadsheet if this would be appropriate. Please provide answers to all other questions in PDF format.

If any question is unable to be answered or you consider to be exempt from the FOIA, please consider the rest of the request separately and do not hesitate to contact me for clarification on the individual question.

If any information is unable to be provided by the council, please can you point me to any relevant bodies you believe may hold such information.

Please note, I have sent a similar request to Hampshire County Council also.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Fifield

foi, West Berkshire Council

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FoI/2020/491

 

Dear Mr Fifield,

 

Request for information: Cycle provision on the A34

 

Thank you for your request received 29^th June 2020; a response will be
issued within twenty working days.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Suzi Kenchington 

Information Compliance Officer

Information Management Team

Strategy & Governance

West Berkshire Council, Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, RG14 5LD

[1][email address] | 01635 519860 | 2860

 

From: Jack Fifield [mailto:[FOI #673108 email]]
Sent: 28 June 2020 14:05
To: foi <[West Berkshire Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Cycle provision on the A34

 

This is an EXTERNAL EMAIL. STOP. THINK before you CLICK links or OPEN
attachments.

Dear West Berkshire Council,

Please can I have information and correspondence relating to the mandatory
cycle lane and other cycle provision on the A34.

Please can I have:

1. A map of the cycle infrastructure on this route, with the cycle
infrastructure colour coded and notated.
2. Original timeline of the implementation of this route and date of
opening.
3. Cost of the original implementation of the cycle infrastructure on this
route, with the makeup of this figure detailed.
4. Yearly cost of upkeep of this cycle infrastructure per year for each
year since implementation.
5. All details, documenation, and correspondence related to the upkeep of
this cycle route, such as maintenance incidents raised.
6. The source of such funding for the implementation of this route and any
relevant documentation related to obtaining this funding, such as any
applications made for a grant or funding.
7. Any estimated frequencies of the use of this route by cyclists before
it was implemented.
8. Current estimated and/or real frequency of the use of this route by
cyclists.
9. All correspondence, digital and otherwise, between the council
internally and with any external bodies or persons relating to the
planning and implementation of this route.
10. Yearly maximum speeds by motor vehicles recorded at any point along
this route, with year of recorded speed for the last five years.
11. All feedback collected from prospective or actual users of this
infrastructure.
12. Number of recorded road traffic incidents or other such incidents
involving injury, potential injury, or damage to property, involving
cyclists on this route.

Please provide answers for questions 5, 9, and 11 in their own separate
PDF documents. Please provide an answer to question 3 in a spreadsheet if
this would be appropriate. Please provide answers to all other questions
in PDF format.

If any question is unable to be answered or you consider to be exempt from
the FOIA, please consider the rest of the request separately and do not
hesitate to contact me for clarification on the individual question.

If any information is unable to be provided by the council, please can you
point me to any relevant bodies you believe may hold such information.

Please note, I have sent a similar request to Hampshire County Council
also.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Fifield

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foi, West Berkshire Council

FoI/2020/491

 

Dear Mr Fifield,

 

Request for information: Cycle provision on the A34

 

The Council is not responsible for the A34, this road is managed by
Highways England.

 

Therefore, you will need to redirect your request to Highways England to
request this information.

 

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outcome of your request, you may ask for an internal review. You should
contact The FoI Reviewing Officer, Strategic Support, Council Offices,
Market Street, Newbury RG14 5LD, email [1][email address] , within 40
working days, if you wish to request a review.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Suzi Kenchington 

Information Compliance Officer

Information Management Team

Strategy & Governance

West Berkshire Council, Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury, RG14 5LD

[2][email address] | 01635 519860 | 2860

 

From: Jack Fifield [[3]mailto:[FOI #673108 email]]
Sent: 28 June 2020 14:05
To: foi <[4][West Berkshire Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Cycle provision on the A34

 

This is an EXTERNAL EMAIL. STOP. THINK before you CLICK links or OPEN
attachments.

Dear West Berkshire Council,

Please can I have information and correspondence relating to the mandatory
cycle lane and other cycle provision on the A34.

Please can I have:

1. A map of the cycle infrastructure on this route, with the cycle
infrastructure colour coded and notated.
2. Original timeline of the implementation of this route and date of
opening.
3. Cost of the original implementation of the cycle infrastructure on this
route, with the makeup of this figure detailed.
4. Yearly cost of upkeep of this cycle infrastructure per year for each
year since implementation.
5. All details, documenation, and correspondence related to the upkeep of
this cycle route, such as maintenance incidents raised.
6. The source of such funding for the implementation of this route and any
relevant documentation related to obtaining this funding, such as any
applications made for a grant or funding.
7. Any estimated frequencies of the use of this route by cyclists before
it was implemented.
8. Current estimated and/or real frequency of the use of this route by
cyclists.
9. All correspondence, digital and otherwise, between the council
internally and with any external bodies or persons relating to the
planning and implementation of this route.
10. Yearly maximum speeds by motor vehicles recorded at any point along
this route, with year of recorded speed for the last five years.
11. All feedback collected from prospective or actual users of this
infrastructure.
12. Number of recorded road traffic incidents or other such incidents
involving injury, potential injury, or damage to property, involving
cyclists on this route.

Please provide answers for questions 5, 9, and 11 in their own separate
PDF documents. Please provide an answer to question 3 in a spreadsheet if
this would be appropriate. Please provide answers to all other questions
in PDF format.

If any question is unable to be answered or you consider to be exempt from
the FOIA, please consider the rest of the request separately and do not
hesitate to contact me for clarification on the individual question.

If any information is unable to be provided by the council, please can you
point me to any relevant bodies you believe may hold such information.

Please note, I have sent a similar request to Hampshire County Council
also.

Yours faithfully,

Jack Fifield

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