Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Re-tender and procurement of the Tunbridge Wells car club – concessions contract, in accordance with the Council’s standing orders. The current car club contract is due to expire in the summer of 2023.
The car club is a membership scheme that offers people use of a car on a pay-as-you-go basis. The car club has proved very popular and as from end of October 2022 there were a total of 550 members.
Car clubs provide socially inclusive, low emission mobility which helps to break dependency on private car ownership. It also assists policy makers in meeting their targets on emissions reduction, easing parking pressures and reduce congestion, improvements to air quality and encouraging individuals to increase their use of sustainable transport modes.
REASON FOR DECISION: To help the Council meet its targets on emissions reduction, improving air quality and encouraging individuals to increase their use of sustainable transport modes.
Report author: Karin Grey
Publication date: 23/03/2023
Date of decision: 23/03/2023
Decided at meeting: 23/03/2023 - Cabinet
Effective from: 01/04/2023