Tag: buses

Bus improvement works set to start on Hunslet and Low Roads

From October 2019 Connecting Leeds will improve the way buses operate along this busy route into the city centre. The changes are set to give buses priority along key routes which will make journeys quicker, easier and more appealing, helping to tackle congestion, air quality and health issues. The scheme,

Successful bid for ultra-low emission park and ride buses

A £617,000 bid by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to fund a fleet of five ultra-low emission electric buses to serve the new, 1,200 space park and ride site at Stourton in Leeds has been successful. In addition, bus company First West Yorkshire have been awarded £1.77 million to introduce

Consultation continues on bus lanes and Elland Road Park & Ride extension

Plans have been published to increase the capacity of the Elland Road Park & Ride scheme from its current 800 cars to 1,350. The expansion would use the land between the football stadium and the M621 motorway. Buses would also use a one way circulation making use of the football

Stourton Park & Ride gets the green light

A new Park and Ride scheme to be built in Stourton has been given the go ahead after the government confirmed that funding of £173.5m would not be held up by the election. As South Leeds Life reported in December, the Department of Transport has agreed to give the funding

Snow: South Leeds school closures and public transport – and share your snow photos!

08.35am: Snow has caused chaos across the region today, with up to 15 centimetres of snow falling overnight in South Leeds. Traffic and travel: As you’d expect, buses and trains have been affected by the bad weather. Most services are still running but timings are out. Check out Metro for