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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 Climate change Clean air/air quality

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07 Sep 2020

Free electric bike trials for commuters in Leeds

Commuters in Leeds can now borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks as part of a new council initiative to promote sustainable travel.

Clean air/air quality Climate change Transport

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 Climate change

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 Clean air/air quality Climate change

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 Clean air/air quality Climate change

Update on measures to support social distancing in Leeds local centres: Morley - Albion Street 1

27 May 2020

Update on measures to support social distancing in Leeds local centres

Leeds City Council has started to implement new social distancing measures to support cycling and walking, to protect public health across the city.

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