At Cabinet on 18th June, Haringey Labour signed off proposals to invest more than £14million as part of the Sustainable Transport Works Plan (STWP) for 2019/20.
This key investment is focussed around measures that will make Haringey’s streets safer, encourage walking and cycling, reduce congestion and delay, bring forward preventative maintenance to improve roads and measures that will improve air quality.
This £14million includes investment in key areas including:
- £70,000 to expand the highly popular bike hangar programme
- An additional £822,000 in extending parking controls, alongside reviewing event day parking controls
- Introducing more CPZs
- £500,000 to extend CCTV enforcement of moving traffic to improve road safety at key junctions
- £4.3million to maintain and improve the condition of roads in the borough.
- £590,000 to alleviate flood risk and flood hazards where there are reports of repeat flooding after heavy rainfall.
- £630,000 to improve walking and cycling facilities across the borough
- Promotion of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles, and working with partners to install electric charging points.
- Work in partnership with TfL on the development of new Cycle routes, such as Camden Town to Tottenham Hale.
Councillor Seema Chandwani, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods said:
“This year we are investing over £14million into our highways and street infrastructure, this will facilitate solutions that ensure our transport system is more accessible, better maintained, promotes active travel with improved air quality.”