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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Council chiefs to discuss major transport improvement schemes for Leeds

Senior councillors in Leeds will be asked to formally approve progressing a series of major projects to improve transport links in the city at...

Council Leader invites all in Leeds to ‘join in the transport...

The Leader of Leeds City Council has invited everyone in the city to “join in the conversation” on the future of transport in Leeds. Council...

Don’t Chance It – Check It! During Tyre Safety Month

Members of the public are being invited to have their car tyres checked as part of an event being held during Tyre Safety Month...

Woodhouse Tunnel up to full strength as improvement project completed

A long-term project to strengthen Woodhouse Tunnel in Leeds has been successfully completed. The three-year programme of repairs to the tunnel has been part of...

New expert advisory panel ‘joins the conversation’ on the future of...

A new panel has met in Leeds for the first time to advise on the future of transport strategy in the city. The advisory panel...

Power surge as council fleet goes electric

The first of a fleet of new electric council vehicles hit the streets of Leeds today. Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, executive member for environment and sustainability,...

Senior councillors to discuss ambitious Leeds Station remodelling blueprint

A range of principles to guide the remodelling of Leeds Station into a transport hub of international significance at the heart of the Northern...

Comment on ‘Transport for Leeds – Supertram, NGT and Beyond’ scrutiny...

The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has made the following comment in response to a draft report published today by the council's...

Building work for Elland Road park and ride expansion begins

Construction work to create an extra 550 spaces to Elland Road park and ride has started. The Council’s Connecting Leeds programme is set to create...

New Leeds city centre stop to meet growing park and ride...

Due to the huge popularity of park and ride bus services from Elland Road and Temple Green into Leeds, from this week passengers now...

Leeds welcomes electric double decker bus trial

Following a successful trial in York, First Leeds has this week launched its trial of a new fully electric double decker bus. The “Metrodecker EV”...

Senior councillors in Leeds to agree bus priority measures along the...

Senior councillors in Leeds will discuss an update on the plan to transform transport and travel in and around the city at a meeting...

Comment on £3billion upgrades to Transpennine rail to start in spring...

Network Rail is planning to spend £3.1bn upgrading the TransPennine route from 2019 to 2024. The Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake has...

Green light given for £173.5m Leeds transport improvements

Proposals to bring about transformational improvements to public transport in Leeds have been given a major green light after government approval was confirmed today. The...

Deadline extended for public feedback on Connecting Leeds transport plans

The latest stage of the public engagement on plans to help transform transport and travel in and around Leeds is being extended. The engagement and...

Northern cities call TransPennine rail electrification summit

The leaders and mayors of cities across the north have agreed to convene a summit to make the case for TransPennine rail electrification, ahead...

Information regarding planned protest by Leeds private hire drivers

We have been notified of a planned "go slow" protest by private hire drivers in Leeds from 10pm on Friday, December 22 until 5am on...

City comes together to pledge support to improve air quality

The people of Leeds came out in force to pledge their support to improve air quality in the city as part of the UK’s...

Transport improvements for Leeds set to make first move forward

The first step in bringing about transformational improvements to public transport in Leeds is set to be approved by senior councillors next week. Leeds City...

Bus priority consultation underway as part of ‘Connecting Leeds’

The next step in transforming transport and travel in and around Leeds is set to begin with public consultation starting on plans for bus...

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