To provide an update on the West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme, which is being promoted by Transport for West Midlands, and seek approval to introduce cycle hire stations on the public highway in Solihull.
The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to:
a) Note the details of the West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme, along with progress to date
b) Agree that Transport for West Midlands can install cycle hire docking stations at the 10 sites listed, subject to informing residents and businesses in the vicinity, and subject to further funding from WMCA that officers work with TfWM to extend the scheme to other areas particularly in north Solihull at the earliest opportunity.
c) Approve that going forward the Head of Highway Management has the delegated authority to approval future Cycle Hire Docking Station applications with TfWM and refer any sites where objections are received to Cabinet Member for consideration.