Category: Transport

  • February Bus Service Changes

    I have been advised of the latest bus service changes due to be introduced on 17th and 18th February 2018. First service 1, 1A, N1 Holt Park – Leeds – Beeston Some additional late evening extra journeys will be introduced during university term times between Leeds and West Park, numbered 1A. Night service journeys between…

  • Have your say on the Leeds City Region HS2 Growth Strategy

    I have received the following information on HS2: High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high speed railway designed to transform connectivity between our major cities, making it easier for businesses to locate across the Midlands and the North of England. This will help to rebalance the economy across the UK. An overview of the…

  • PLANNED RAIL STRIKES BY NORTHERN – WEEK COMMENCING 8TH JANUARY

    I have received the information below in relation to the planned strike action by Northern Rail on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week: “Strike action by the RMT trade union will once again affect our services on Monday 8 January, Wednesday 10 January and Friday 12 January. We plan to run around 1,350 services each…

  • POTENTIAL PRIVATE HIRE MINICAB DRIVERS SLOW PROCESSION – Monday 8th January 2018

    Information has been received by West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council that members of the Leeds Private Hire Drivers Association are planning to hold a “Slow Drive Demonstration” in Leeds on Monday 8th January 2018. This will be from  0600hrs until 1200hrs around the Leeds City Centre loop. It is anticipated that the Protest…

  • BUS SERVICE CHANGES – Headingley, Adel, Holt Park, Horsforth, Rawdon, Yeadon, Guiseley, Otley

    Below is an update on the forthcoming bus service changes, from First Bus: “As part of our on going work to deliver improved reliability for our customers, I would like to update you on bus services in the above areas.  This week we are registering changes that will be introduced for customers from 18 February. …

  • 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…