Category: Transport

  • Early October Bus Service Changes and revised stopping arrangements

    I have received the information below: “Dear Councillor, The Headrow is expected to be open again in both directions from Sunday 4th October. This means that the temporary bus stops on Calverley Street, Great George Street and Merrion Street will be taken out of use and later removed. Bus services will return to bus stops…

  • OCTOBER BUS SERVICE CHANGES – FIRST BUS

    I have received the information below which may be useful to you. “In advance of the normal service change update from WYCA, I wanted to provide some background on a number of changes which will be introduced on the bus network from Sunday 4 October. The changes follow the progress made in the works to…

  • UPDATE ON SCHOOL TRANSPORT

    Please find below the latest update on school transport: “At the end of the first full week of the school term, I thought it worth updating you on the school transport provision.  Overall the week has gone well and we have the resources we need.  There have been some localised incidents, but each have been…

  • School Bus Service Complaints

    I have received a few complaints from parents about the school transport use by students. Set out below is the latest response from the Transport Authority. “Councillor Anderson, The additional Government funded buses are to support the public transport network where social distancing is required, not to provide additional dedicated school buses. Social distancing is…

  • EMERGENCY ACTIVE TRANSPORT FUND

    I have been asked by a number of residents to explain how they can contribute to the next batch of consultations on the various walking and cycling proposals. Set out below is the response from Connecting Leeds: “Dear Cllr Anderson, Thank you for your email.  I am pleased to say we are progressing with the…

  • NEW BUS ROUTES TO THE AIRPORT

    I have received a letter today from Transdev about a new partnership to transform buses to Leeds Bradford Airport.  A summary of the letter is below. If you would like a copy of the full letter please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk From 30th August Transdev will take over the full network of routes serving the…

  • West Yorkshire Combined Authority – School transport update

    I have been sent this update. “Last month, I wrote to you setting out how the Combined Authority was preparing transport arrangements for the return to school and college in September. As we approach this critical time for our young people, I thought it worthwhile to update you further. Our teams have been working closely…

  • IN-BOUND BUS STOP OUTSIDE CAIRNS & HICKEY IN BRAMHOPE

    I have received the message below from the Engineer overseeing the Miller Homes highways works: “Back in March earlier this year, we had to relocate the inbound (to Leeds City Centre) bus stop next to Cairns & Hickey Wine Shop further inbound on Leeds Road to the other side of Kings Road Roundabout. I am…

  • NOISE FROM LATE NIGHT WORKING NEAR HORSFORTH STATION

    A number of weeks ago I was asked by a local resident what the noise was that was occurring on the railway line at Horsforth during the night and I chased this up with Network Rail. They have finally responded, the response is below: “We were undertaking two weekends of renewing sections of track at…

  • School bus transport – Update

    See information below which may be of interest to you. Dear Colleague   Last week, we updated you on some of the practicalities around planning transport for the return of schools in September. I thought it worth updating you on what we are doing to support our pupils, teachers, school staff, Councils and elected members…