Category: Transport

  • PRIVATE HIRE/TAXI VEHICLES FOR DISABLED WHEELCHAIR USERS

    I have received some information about the lack of taxis/private hire vehicles that are adapted for use by wheelchair users. I wrote to the Council’s Head of Taxi and Private Hire Licensing and he has advised that this is the case but unfortunately there is no legislation that requires private hire companies to have a…

  • REAL TIME INFORMATION UNITS AT BUS SHELTERS

    I was recently asked why only certain bus shelters in Leeds contained the Real Time Information (RTi) system in them. The response I received is that Metro undertook a scheme to install Real Time units across the five districts of West Yorkshire at busy bus shelter locations. Principally these were identified in city/town centres and…

  • BENCH SEAT OUTSIDE THE CO-OP, OTLEY ROAD, ADEL

    As you may or may not be aware Metro are moving the bus stop just outside the Co-Op a few yards further along and will be providing a shelter with seating. I received the update below and would be pleased to know whetheryou have any thoughts as to where the current bench seat that is…

  • Taxi & Private Hire Licensing: Additional Licensing Safeguarding Proposals Consultation

    Please find below information on and details of a consultation that may be of interest to you. Additional Licensing Safeguarding Proposals What are the proposals? The full report presented to Licensing Committee on 7October 2014 can be found by clicking here.  The overall aim is to identify licensing controls  which will contribute to increased public…

  • Draft Leeds Parking Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) – Consultation

    I have received the following request from the Senior Transport Planner: “I am writing to remind you that we are now consulting on the draft Leeds Parking Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and to invite you to take part in this public consultation. The full document can be viewed online at  www.leeds.gov.uk/LeedsParkingSPD Paper copies of the…

  • 923 BUS SERVICE – POOL

    I have been chasing this up since February to try and get an answer and I have finally been advised as per the email below. “Cllr Anderson, You will be pleased to hear that Service 923 will operate to an unchanged timetable following a successful tendering exercise resulting in North Yorkshire County Council agreeing to …

  • TAXIS USING OLD LANE, BRAMHOPE

    I have been receiving a number of complaints from local residents about the above issue, please see below the reply I have received, which may be of interest to you. “In short there are no restrictions and there is no legal way of placing such a condition upon a local authority licence. Appealing to them…

  • NGT

    I recently sent the letter below to the Press in respect of the NGT Inquiry that is still ongoing. Sir I have attended many sessions of the public Inquiry being held into the scheme to bring the NGT system to Leeds and I have been given the opportunity to cross-examine Council Officers and its fellow…

  • Update on NGT Proposed Leeds Trolley Vehicle System Order and related applications

    I have received the following information from the NGT Project Team which may be of interest to you. I am writing to you with reference to the representation that you submitted to the Department for Transport in connection with the Leeds Trolley Vehicle System, Transport and Works Act Order submission. The NGT Team are continuing…

  • REVISION TO THE NO. 1 BUS SERVICE

    Among the recently published changes to the bus service there is the following change:  Service 1 revised timetable (Beeston – Leeds – Headingley – Holt Park) Following passenger requests, evening journeys that currently start and finish at the Ring Road during University term time will be extended to and from Holt Park. Some additional early…