Category: Transport

  • PLANNING TRANSPORT FOR THE RETURN TO SCHOOL

    I have received the information below from the Director of Transport Services at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (formerly Metro) about school bus arrangements from September. “As you will be aware the Government has issued guidance on the arrangements to be in place when schools resume in September. The Combined Authority co-ordinates school transport across…

  • UPDATE ON X84/X85 SERVICE

    I have received the update below this morning: “Dear Cllr We would like to update you on the latest service developments in relation to the X84/X85 as we review and adapt to the impact of the current pandemic. Last month we were able to reintroduce the X85 (via Pool) and therefore, in combination with the…

  • FIRST WEST YORKSHIRE – UPDATE ON BUSES

    I have received the update below from First Bus: – First Bus App update now on iOS & Android platforms: enables customers to live-track bus journeys and see available capacity – Sanitiser spray treatment now being used across the fleet in addition to the enhanced cleaning regime – Video published to support customer advice Following…

  • TRANSPORT UPDATE FROM THE COMBINED AUTHORITY

    I have received the following Transport update from the Combined Authority: “Two weeks ago,  I updated you on what we have been doing to support public transport during the COVID-19 lockdown period. We face a major milestone next week as non-essential retail opens and I thought it useful to give you a further update and…

  • X84/X85 BUS SERVICE CHANGES – FURTHER UPDATE

    See update below from the Head of External Relations at First Bus. You will now see there has been a change about accessing the LGI. “Following the service changes introduced last week, I would like to update you on the changes in respect of the X84/X85. As announced last week, significant changes were introduced across…

  • X84/X85 BUS SERVICE

    Set out below is  a reply I have received from First Bus as result of complaints I have had about the proposed changes to the above services: “Inbound to Leeds, the next stop after Weetwood is Leeds bus stn. Outbound from Leeds, the last stop before Weetwood is The Headrow. In the current circumstances, we…

  • UPDATE FROM FIRST BUS ON INCREASING THE LEVEL OF SERVICE

    I have received the information below from First Bus in respect of the above. “Following recent guidance from the Government I want to update you on what we’re doing at First to keep you travelling safe. From the 31st May we are running far more buses to provide more seats for keyworkers and essential journeys.…

  • Bus Service Changes – service X84 / X85: Leeds – Otley / Ilkley

    See update below in respect of the bus service changes: “I’d like to provide you with an update in line with changes we’ve announced this week to a number of services. The changes are based on increases to many services following confirmation of Government support in providing more capacity to help manage social distancing. This…

  • West Yorkshire Combined Authority – Transport Update

    I have been sent the information below: “The current situation is very challenging for transport and I thought it worthwhile giving you a brief update as to where things are this weekend. I am aware that many of you need to know how this is affecting your area and I have asked officers at WYCA…

  • Bramhope – Request for closure of Bus stop ID. 450 10462 Leeds Road The Poplars

    I have been advised of the information below: “Please find below details of closure of the outbound bus stop near The Poplars. Please can you circulate the information. Signs will be placed on site informing/directing residents to the alternative bus stops to use.” The details referred to are: “As part of our ongoing highway works…