The Council has a statutory responsibilityas a Travel Concession Authority to administer a Concessionary Travel Scheme that provides free bus travel to eligible older and disabled persons.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), which comprises 18 local authorities and four Local Enterprise Partnerships, has awarded Smartcard framework agreements following an extensive European procurement. The benefits include:
• Competitive dialogue has allowed WMCA to select the best service
• Local Authority partners don’t need to undertake their own procurement
• Economies of scale due to a shared service
• Option for a long-term arrangement
• Easy and cost-effective upgrade options built in
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Divisions affected: (All Divisions);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/09/2019
Decision due: February 2020 by Director of Highways, Transport and Planning
Lead member: Matt Davey, Director of Highways, Transport and Planning email@example.com
Lead director: Matt Davey
Contact: Nicholas Thomas Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 033 022 26718.
Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.
Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure
Director of Law and Assurance
Director of Finance and Support Services
Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore Tel: 033 022 26052
Background3: A Prosperous Place