£7.79m for transport improvements in Leeds

Leeds City Council has successfully been awarded funding for five schemes designed to enable residents to choose more active and sustainable modes of travel and improve road safety for everyone. A part of a £200million funding pot, which Active Travel England expects to generate up to 16 million extra walking and cycling trips every year […]

Construction work begins on £10.4m A660 active travel improvements

Work on upgrading the A660 in Leeds have moved into delivery after a public consultation on plans received a 62% positive response. Leeds City Council explains the scheme along the Otley Road, Headingley Lane and Woodhouse Lane aims to address a high number of casualties along the route whilst providing safer, alternative travel options Leeds […]

Armley Gyratory highways construction enters next phase to replace footbridges

The removal of the Spence Lane footbridge over the Armley Gyratory is to begin later this month. This is the first of three footbridges around the Gyratory which will be removed and replaced with new footbridges with more accessible footways, set to complete next year. Built in the early 1970’s the fifty-year-old footbridges, starting with […]

Harewood Bridge successfully re-opens ahead of schedule after essential maintenance works

Leeds City Council has announced that Harewood Bridge has successfully re-opened ahead of schedule after essential maintenance works From around lunchtime on Friday 18 August Harewood Bridge will fully reopen to vehicles after completing the essential maintenance works ahead of schedule, originally planned for Thursday 24 August. Leeds City Council along with construction partner Balfour […]

New data shows continued improvement in Leeds air quality

Levels of air pollution in Leeds have not returned to pre-pandemic levels and continue their long-term decline as a result of citywide action, new air quality data published by Leeds City Council on Clean Air Day confirms. The council says changing travel behaviours, a faster than average transition to plug-in vehicles, and major highways improvements […]

Consultation opened into active travel improvements on key road in Leeds

Connecting Leeds, Leeds City Council’s Highways and Transport team, is asking for people’s thoughts on proposed improvements to the A660. The £10.4million plans, funded by Active Travel England, focus on the A-road from Shaw Lane junction (home to restaurants Salvo’s and Heaney & Mill) up to St Mark’s Road in Woodhouse (near to the University […]


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