Decision details

Development of Options for a Harlow Metro system

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


RESOLVED that Cabinet:


A     Endorsed the principle of establishing a sustainable transport system to meet the modal shift and climate change aspirations to support the future growth of the town.


B    Approved, subject to C below, the commissioning of a first stage feasibility study to explore different innovative transport technologies that a ‘Harlow Metro’ might bring and to advise the Council on operational and business models.


C    Delegated authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with Leader of the Council, and Portfolio Holder for the Environment to identify a budget and scope for the first stage feasibility study to be commissioned in conjunction with the Council’s external partners.

Report author: Andrew Bramidge

Publication date: 07/12/2020

Date of decision: 03/12/2020

Decided at meeting: 03/12/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/12/2020

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