Leeds City Council - Archive (transport)

2019
26
June
2019
Leeds City Council has begun to install the camera infrastructure required to monitor and enforce the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). When live the zone will tackle air pollution in Leeds by encouraging businesses to transition to cleaner, less pol...
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15
March
2019
Leeds City Council is inviting businesses to apply for £23 million worth of financial support being made available to owners, leaseholders, and operators of affected vehicles to help them prepare for the Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). Grants and i...
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07
February
2019
Leeds is to continue building on the surging popularity of electric vehicles in the city by offering local businesses the chance to trial a range of electric vehicles (EVs) from Spring 2019. Leeds City Council is partnering with Highways England t...
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21
January
2019
Leeds City Council have been given final approval and more than £29 million in funding from the government to implement a Clean Air Charging Zone in the city and support businesses affected. The Clean Air Charging Zone will reduce air pollution in...
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2018
24
August
2018
Work will start on phase one of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) at the start of September as developer Balfour Beatty begins a range of work to improve junctions. Balfour Beatty have appointed a special team to liaise with the public, to be bas...
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24
August
2018
Motorists in Leeds are being urged to plan their journeys ahead of this weekend’s Leeds Black Music Festival and Leeds West Indian Carnival. The carnival will include a spectacular parade featuring dazzling costumes, Caribbean music, stalls, and w...
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05
June
2018
A contractor has been announced for the first two phases of the East Leeds Orbital Road (ELOR) contract by Leeds City Council. The contract has been awarded to Balfour Beatty. The initial highway works are part of the wider East Leeds Extension (E...
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09
February
2018
A range of infrastructure and environmental improvements to three outer ring road junctions are set to begin in north east Leeds later this month. The work promises to tackle traffic congestion, improve local air quality and provide new infrastruc...
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2017
06
November
2017
Stunning new images of how the remodelled Leeds Station could look have been revealed today. The images have been released as part of a new report, the Leeds Integrated Station Masterplan, which provides the blueprint for the station’s ambitious t...
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03
February
2017
Resurfacing work on the carriageway of East Parade/ King Street in Leeds City Centre is set to begin on Monday 6 February. Work is scheduled to take place between the hours of 8pm and 5.30am for a 10-day period on Monday to Thursday nights only. B...
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2016
18
October
2016
The remodelling of Leeds Station has taken a significant step forward today with the appointment of world-renowned development experts to lead the next phase of the project, including the lead architect behind the redevelopment of King’s Cross in Lon...
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28
July
2016
Hundreds of east Leeds residents have had their say on plans for one of the city’s largest growth areas following a major public consultation exercise according to a report to be published by Leeds City Council. The East Leeds Extension (ELE) will...
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20
July
2016
A new £2.61m project aimed at making the Whitehall Road area an easier place to travel for busses, bikes, cars and pedestrians will go before senior councillors in Leeds next week. The improvement scheme, which will be entirely funded by contribut...
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13
June
2016
Councillor Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council said: “It was inspiring to see people from such a huge cross section of organisations and communities across Leeds coming together for the first step in what will be the biggest ever consultation ...
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07
June
2016
A summit will take place this week which will mark the beginning of the biggest ever consultation about the future of public transport in Leeds. Led by Leeds City Council, the event will take place at Leeds Civic Hall this Friday, June 10 and will...
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04
January
2016
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED BY WEST YORKSHIRE COMBINED AUTHORITY Thousands of commuters returning to work in Leeds from today will find their journeys just got easier thanks to the city station’s gleaming new southern entrance. From Monday 4 January, ...
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2015
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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13
November
2015
PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF TRANSPORT FOR THE NORTH Political and business representatives from Transport for the North (TfN) met with Lord Adonis, the Chair of the new National Infrastructure Commission, in Leeds today as part of his fact-f...
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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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13
October
2015
A 20-year vision to improve Leeds and its transport network is to be discussed by senior councillors next week. Ideas of possible changes to improve transport infrastructure as well as making the city centre more attractive and people-friendly wil...
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30
September
2015
Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said: “I’m not surprised that central government has once again changed its position on TransPennine electrification. Clearly, the impact of pressure from across the north has made the governmen...
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29
September
2015
Initial information on options for improved road access to Leeds Bradford Airport has been released today. The information issued by Leeds City Council outlines three options to improve access to the airport, which has been identified as a key tra...
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