Tag: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

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

Holbeck homes warmer for winter

Over 150 properties in the Holbeck area of Leeds are now warmer, cheaper to heat and more energy efficient thanks to a programme to tackle fuel poverty funded by the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) More than 150 households in Leeds have seen their homes made warmer in time

Public engagement on new White Rose rail station gets underway

Public engagement on plans to create two new rail stations in Leeds has started this week. Details of the proposals for new stations at White Rose and Thorpe Park as part of the Connecting Leeds programme to improve travel and transport in Leeds are now open for public feedback. The proposals

Beeston engineering firm aims for step change with £1.5m investment

Laser cutting and metal fabrication business Leeds Welding Company (LWC) Ltd is investing in future growth, with support from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Leeds City Council. The support has enabled the company to post a year-end turnover of £11million this year and it now has its

Beeston: Longer opening hours for Elland Road park and ride

Elland Road’s new park and ride is now opening later at night for people travelling back from Leeds city centre. In response to comments from users, the park and ride site, which opened earlier this summer, will now remain open until 9.15pm. This extension gives people who are parked at