Tag: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Not too late to have your say on Dewsbury Road Transport Scheme

Local residents are being told there is still time to submit their views on proposals to improve connectivity between Mirfield, Dewsbury and Leeds. As previously reported, the scheme includes new cycle paths linking White Rose Shopping Centre and Office Park to the Tommy Wass junction on Dewsbury Road and a

Try leaving the car at home for World Car Free Day

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is calling on people to consider leaving their cars at home for World Car Free Day tomorrow (Tuesday 22 September 2020) as the region looks towards a less car reliant future. Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee, said: “Two-thirds

More road improvements planned for Dewsbury Road corridor

Residents are being consulted on proposed changes to Dewsbury Road which would see an outbound bus lane between Garnet Road and the Tommy Wass as well as a cycle route between Tommy Wass and the White Rose Shopping Centre. The plans are part of joint scheme between Leeds and Kirklees

Planning permission granted for new White Rose station

Leeds City Council has granted planning permission for a new proposed White Rose Railway Station to improve connectivity in the south of the city. The northwest boundary of the White Rose Office Park and Millshaw Park Industrial Estate, between Churwell viaduct to the north and Walkers Bridge to the south

Cycling routes in South Leeds accelerated in response to Covid-19

Construction of £6.9m package of new cycling and walking routes in Leeds accelerated in response to Covid-19 5.8km of segregated routes will be added to the city’s growing network through the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme. Construction work to further boost West Yorkshire’s cycle and walking network, which will

AccessBus vehicles go green

Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee joined passengers to welcome back the first AccessBus to undergo emission-reducing retro-engineering and receive a fresh new livery. As a result of a successful bid to the government’s Clean Bus Technology Fund, the Combined Authority’s fleet of 33

Have your say on plans for new cycling routes in South Leeds

People are being asked for their views on plans for £6.5m of new cycling routes in Leeds, as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot in partnership with Leeds City Council. In the south of the

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