Leeds City Council - Archive (sustainable transport)

2016
11
July
2016
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, took the plug-in van on its inaugural journey. A total of 42 all electric vehi...
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14
June
2016
Children all over Leeds are jumping on their bikes and cycling to school this week as part of Bike Week. Leeds schools have organised a host of cycle themed activities to mark this annual celebration of all things ‘bike’ including; Bikeability tra...
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26
May
2016
Pupils across the city stepped up to the challenge to encourage their parents to ditch the car and walk to school during last week’s Walk to School Week. Walk to School Week is a national event to promote the benefits of walking to school to help ...
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14
March
2016
Pupils from Rawdon Littlemoor primary school have been named national champions for promoting safe and sustainable travel to school. At a national awards ceremony held in London Rawdon Littlemoor were crowned the first ever National STARS School o...
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10
March
2016
Plans to build and run a green fuelling station in Leeds have taken a step forward with a major funding announcement for Leeds City Council and Northern Gas Networks (NGN). Ofgem has awarded the north of England’s gas distributor, Northern Gas Net...
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2015
09
December
2015
Leeds is half way to achieving its carbon cutting targets according to a new report. The update on Leeds’ journey to becoming a low carbon city is being presented to the council’s executive board when they meet on Wednesday 16 December. Having ...
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17
November
2015
Drivers are being warned not to get caught out as new enforcement cameras are added to bus lanes in Leeds. Cameras are being added to the Elland Road park and ride route and at Burley Road and York Road where vehicles are causing buses the most de...
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15
October
2015
Senior councillors will discuss how to improve air quality and the significant health benefits this brings when they meet next week. A report being considered by executive board on Wednesday 21 October makes it clear that improving air quality by ...
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16
September
2015
Children from six Leeds schools will be battling it out to become the city’s best scooting stars as part of a challenge to help launch Scoot to School Week next week. In a new initiative by Leeds City Council, pupils from across the city will be g...
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