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Leeds City Council urges people to shop safely and plan journeys in advance as lockdown eases: Leeds Town Hall Roof 2

02 Dec 2020

Leeds City Council urges people to shop safely and plan journeys in advance as lockdown eases

Leeds City Council and the city’s retailers have been working hard to provide a safe shopping environment now that lockdown restrictions have eased.

Coronavirus Transport Connecting Leeds

First trees planted on A61(South) Connecting Leeds scheme to celebrate National Tree Week.: Cllr Rafique. Cllr Wray. Pepper Rd. Hunslet

30 Nov 2020

First trees planted on A61(South) Connecting Leeds scheme to celebrate National Tree Week.

To mark National Tree Week, Leeds City Council’s Connecting Leeds team have planted the first trees along their A61(South) scheme.

Transport Climate change Best council Clean air/air quality Connecting Leeds

First ‘Active Travel Neighbourhood’ pilots across Leeds: Hyde park edit active travel neighbourhood

09 Nov 2020

First ‘Active Travel Neighbourhood’ pilots across Leeds

Leeds City Council has unveiled its first trial active travel neighbourhoods with a range of measures that have been designed to make these residential areas of the city much more child, pedestrian and cycle friendly.

Transport Best city Public consultation Coronavirus

Major city centre improvement scheme enters final stages of completion: Park Row-2

21 Oct 2020

Major city centre improvement scheme enters final stages of completion

An £8million plus project in the city centre is nearing the final stages of completion as pavement resurfacing work is set to start on Park Row and Infirmary Street.

Transport Connecting Leeds Clean air/air quality

Leeds’ Clean Air Zone has achieved its aims early and is no longer required, joint review finds: CAZ Logo

13 Oct 2020

Leeds’ Clean Air Zone has achieved its aims early and is no longer required, joint review finds

Leeds’ planned Clean Air Zone is no longer required thanks to businesses switching to cleaner vehicles faster than expected, a joint review by Leeds City Council and central government has concluded.

Clean air/air quality Transport Health Climate change

Residents and businesses praised for dramatic shift to cleaner vehicles in Leeds: Zero emission vehicle

08 Oct 2020

Residents and businesses praised for dramatic shift to cleaner vehicles in Leeds

Leeds City Council is thanking residents, organisations and businesses that have switched to cleaner and greener vehicles—or who regularly travel sustainably—for helping to protect the health of everyone in the city from polluted air.

Clean air/air quality Climate change Transport

Bus routes returning to serve the Headrow in both directions in next exciting phase of scheme: Headrow - Horse & Trumpet-2

02 Oct 2020

Bus routes returning to serve the Headrow in both directions in next exciting phase of scheme

A £20million+ city centre improvement scheme has reached the next exciting phase of delivery.

Connecting Leeds Transport Highways City centre

New Connecting Leeds pop-up bike hub opens to public: CYCLING HUB KIRKGATE©LizzieCoombes2020-13

19 Aug 2020

New Connecting Leeds pop-up bike hub opens to public

A new pop-up bike hub has opened in Leeds Kirkgate Market to support more people accessing the city centre by bike.

Cycling Connecting Leeds Transport Clean air/air quality

Statement regarding the latest Clean Air Zone position: CAZ Logo

19 Aug 2020

Statement regarding the latest Clean Air Zone position

Councillor James Lewis, Deputy Leader and Executive Member with responsibility for air quality, has shared an update regarding a review of the council’s plans to introduce a Clean Air Zone in Leeds.

Transport Climate change Clean air/air quality Health

New traffic enforcement programme targeting dangerous driving in Leeds begins: Police officer with handheld speed camera

27 Jul 2020

New traffic enforcement programme targeting dangerous driving in Leeds begins

A new traffic enforcement programme starts in Leeds this week to tackle anti-social and dangerous driving.

Anti-social behaviour Transport

Regent Street Flyover demolition to start next month: IMG 3207

25 Jun 2020

Regent Street Flyover demolition to start next month

Demolition of one of the key bridges in Leeds city centre is to begin next month to allow for a £31million rebuild.

Road closures Transport Planning Connecting Leeds City centre

Consultation starts on next phase of emergency walking and cycling plans: Widening pavements in the city centre

19 Jun 2020

Consultation starts on next phase of emergency walking and cycling plans

Leeds City Council is calling for further views on the new emergency walking and cycling plans in the city as part of its response to Covid-19.

Transport Coronavirus