Category: Transport

  • Main Street, Pool – upcoming road closure – Carriageway resurfacing – Information from First Bus

    I have received the update below from First Bus in respect of their service during the roadworks: “Following the notification earlier this week (below), we have needed to review the operation of the Pool – Leeds 85 service during the period of the works.   Unfortunately the location of the works do not permit a…

  • LEEDS CORN EXCHANGE SCHEME – UPDATE

    I have received the information below: An update on the Connecting Leeds Corn Exchange scheme Here’s what’s coming up in the next few months… An artist impression of how the area around the Corn Exchange might look once complete We’re writing to update you about work happening around the Corn Exchange and surrounding streets. This…

  • Leeds Bus Station Refurbishment Scheme – Pre Satisfaction Survey

    I have received the information below: “I am writing to inform you that we are launching the pre-satisfaction survey for Leeds Bus Station Refurbishment Project today.  Public consultation  regarding this scheme took place during autumn 2019. The webpage,https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/LeedsBusStation , was updated today along with the pre-satisfaction survey. The scheduled date for the survey is 1st-29th…

  • Latest Connecting Leeds Newsletter

    The latest Connecting Leeds Newsletter is below: Vicar Lane opens in both directions for buses for first time in over 50 years On Sunday 21 February, Vicar Lane opened in both directions to buses. The reopening marked the first time buses have travelled northbound on Vicar Lane since the road was closed to one way…

  • Leeds Bradford Airport Parkway Rail Station

    I have received a Frequently Asked Questions document from West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) in respect of the proposed Airport Parkway Rail Station. If you would like a copy please email me at barry.anderson@leeds.gov.uk

  • Important Travel Updates in Leeds

    I have received the information below from Connecting Leeds Have your say In the #TCF consultation Leeds City Council, in partnership with West Yorkshire Combined Authority, are planning to add 7km to join up areas of  the existing cycle network in Leeds city centre. Take part in the consultation Suggested areas for improvements: Western Gateway: Kirkstall…

  • Mass Transit Vision

    I have received the note below, which refers to information you may have seen in the press yesterday. “Please find a link to this document below, further to all the press coverage yesterday about mass-transit plans. It is not a plan, but an aspiration or a concept. https://www.yourvoice.westyorks-ca.gov.uk/6690/widgets/19659/documents/9203/download

  • LEEDS LATEST BUS SERVICE CHANGES – 25/1/21

    The latest bus service changes are highlighted below. Summarised below are the main bus service changes in the Leeds area to be introduced on Sunday 21st February 2021.  A2 Bradford – Greengates – Apperley Bridge Station – Yeadon – Leeds Bradford Airport – Pool – Harrogate Operated by Transdev The 0430 journey from Bradford will…

  • Connecting Leeds – A61N – Harewood roadworks 25th January for 5 nights

    Latest update below. This just confirms a previous message but there was confusion over the start date so I am sending this update. Night works on A61N 25 January to 29 January 2021 Resurfacing works will take place on the junction of the A61 Harrogate Road and the Avenue. To improve safety and reduce delays…

  • An update on A647 scheme

    Latest information below: New animation shows how £16million Connecting Leeds project will improve A647 Connecting Leeds have released an animation which shows how a multi-million pound project will improve a key corridor that connects Bradford and Leeds. The main focus of the scheme is to introduce new bus lanes in key locations to ease congestion.…