Category: Transport

  • Outcome of recent First Bus Consultation

    First Bus recently undertook a consultation on bus services in our area. A number of changes to the services have been taken forward in response to comments and requests made during that consultation. In brief summary, they are:   No. 1 – A new timetable to ensure the service runs at least every 10 mins.…

  • BUS STOP (OTLEY BOUND SIDE) – OTLEY ROAD, ADEL BETWEEN NEW ADEL LANE AND THE CRESCENT

    Following comments raised with me by local residents in respect of the number of vehicles parked half on and half off the highway at the above location and the inability of the bus to pull in fully to the stop I took this up with Highways. I have today received notification of intended highways work…

  • BUS 18 INITIATIVE

    I have been sent the information below. “Dear Councillor At a recent meeting of the Licensing Committee Members considered a report in respect of the Leeds City Centre Evening & Night-Time Economy. During discussion of the item, Members focused on the issue of late night bus provision and reliability of service. Members were made aware…

  • BUS CONSULTATION – OUTCOME OF CONSULTATION

    As you will be aware there was a Bus Consultation run by First Bus in March. The results of that consultation that affect our area have been summarised by First Bus and are set out below. “North West Leeds Consultation Summary Service 1 Beeston to Holt Park You asked for: – Improved reliability. Our Plan: A…

  • ELECTRIC CHARGING POINTS IN THE CITY

    I have recently been asked what the Council’s plans are for providing electric charging points for vehicles in the city centre in light of the pursuit of better air quality. Precis’d below is the update from the Programme Manager:  “The Council is keen to see the number of electric vehicle registrations increase, in particular due…

  • LACK OF MARKINGS FOR BUS STOP, POOL IN WHARFEDALE (EAST SIDE OF SHELL GARAGE)

    A local resident recently contacted me with the following request: “I am writing to you as I have concerns about the bus stop by the Shell Garage as at present there are no white lines and markings on the road so cars and lorries are parking anywhere.” I took this up with Highways and with…

  • ONLINE BUS CONSULTATION

    First Bus are currently carrying out a consultation on various bus services in our area. See link below to the consultation or paste into your browser: https://www.firstgroup.com/leeds/more/have-your-say-our-services-north-west-leeds    

  • FIRST NW LEEDS BUS SERVICE CONSULTATION

    I have been sent the information below. In response to passenger concerns about the punctuality and reliability of the company’s services in North West Leeds, First Leeds held consultation events earlier in the year to hear feedback.  The company received feedback from over 1,000 people and are now seeking views on  a set of proposed…

  • FIRST BUS CONSULTATION – X84 SERVICE PROPOSAL FOR POOL VILLAGE

    I received the following update from First Bus in relation to their latest current consultation: “For information please find the link below to the X84 proposal through Pool. Feel free to share this.” https://www.firstgroup.com/leeds/more/have-your-say-our-services-north-west-leeds/otley-route-x84

  • July Service Changes – Leeds buses – 31/32 circular to Horsforth/Holt Park

    Please see below details of a change to the above bus service: The following bus service changes will affect some Leeds Wards from 22nd/23rd July 2017:- Service 31/32 – Horsforth Circular This service will now be operated by Fourways. The last 31 journey from Horsforth to Holt Park will be withdrawn due to low passenger…