Decision details

Active Travel Fund - Tranche 3

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Update on the funding opportunity from the Department for Transport (DfT) for the Active Travel Fund (AFT) Tranche 3.

The report seeks approval for schemes and Expressions of Interest included in Bristol’s bid (to the DfT via WECA)



  1. Approved the submission of a bid to the DfT’s ATF3 programme for £4.120m for the identified schemes set out in this report.
  2. Noted the additional funding from developer contributions and highways maintenance budget as set out in the report.
  3. Authorised, in the event that the bid is successful, the Executive Director for Growth and Regeneration, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Transport, the s151 officer, and the Head of Legal Services to take all steps required to procure and award all necessary contracts to deliver the schemes as outlined in the finance section to the limit of £4.673m.
  4. Approved the submission of an expression of interest in being a national Liveable Neighbourhood Pilot area and a GP Prescribing Pilot area.


Report author: Jacob Pryor

Publication date: 14/09/2021

Date of decision: 14/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/09/2021

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