Activity 7.1: Assign responsibilities and resources

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By Admin Eltis / Updated: 04 Sep 2015

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When a final set of measures has been selected, it is time to assign responsibilities and resources. A clear picture of who is in charge of an action and where the funding comes from is a cornerstone of every Sustainable Urban Mobility Planinfo-icon. This requires close coordination and discussion among all actors that will have a role in developing and implementing the measures or packages of measures.

 

Aims

  • Identify required resources and responsibilities for the implementation of the selected (packages of) measures.
  • Assure that all measures are clearly prioritised and realistically deliverable.
  • Secure efficient and effective allocation of resources (human, knowledge, funds).
  • Ensure close coordination with stakeholders for implementation.

 

Tasks

  • Discuss the proposed measures with the stakeholders who could potentially play a role in designing and implementing them.
  • Identify options for who can take the lead in implementing a measureinfo-icon and where the funding could come from.
  • Validate a realistic plan: check the consistency between planned activities, targets aimed at and allocated budgets.
  • Ensure good coordination between different funding sources.
  • Organise meetings with concerned stakeholders to discuss and agree on responsibilities and resources.

 

Details on the tasks 

Possible funding sources

  • Local taxes: a special local transport tax for public transport paid by public or private enterprises, developers;
  • Revenue funding: tickets, parking fees, city centre pricing, congestion charging, advertisements;
  • Private sector operators, developers, industry; knowledge and skills – SMEs;
  • Fundraising activities involving appropriate sponsors (but consider compatibility with marketing strategyinfo-icon);
  • Local budgets: from different municipalities and different policyinfo-icon domains;
  • State subsidies (regional sources if applicable);
  • EU subsidies.

Source: Pilot Manual – full version, amended,
www.pilot-transport.org/index.php?id=48

 

Activities beyond essential requirements

  • Involve citizens in discussion on final selection of measures.

 

Timing and coordination

  • Evolves in parallel with the development of scenarios (> Activity 3.2) and targets (> Activity 5.2); concluded after Step 6 Develop effective packages of measures.
  • Process takes several months.

 

Checklist

Final set of packages of measures proposed.
Responsibilities and possible funding sources identified.
Discussion with concerned stakeholders concluded.