Leeds-Bradford tram plan set out by West Yorkshire Mayor

Plans for a tram system running between Leeds and Bradford have been set out today, as the West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin aims to revolutionise the region’s transport network.  The proposals were published today ahead of the final Combined Authority meeting, ahead of May’s Mayoral election, of West Yorkshire’s leaders next week (March 14), which […]

84 more vehicle charge points coming to Leeds’ residential areas

A newly announced partnership between Leeds City Council and EB Charging will see 84 new fast charging bays installed at 15 locations across the city—with the first 30 bays at six locations already live. 54 bays at nine more locations are due to go live by the early summer. Each of the new bays will […]

Co-op introduces driverless delivery pods in Leeds

Food retailer Co-op has teamed up with Starship Technologies and Leeds City Council to bring autonomous grocery delivery to the streets of Leeds. The service will be available to 20,000 residents initially within the Adel and Tinshill area of Leeds. Orders are made through the Starship food delivery app, which is available for download on […]

Consultation underway for Leeds Outer Ring Road proposals

Leeds City Council is asking for people’s thoughts on proposed improvements to the A6120 Outer Ring Road. The plans, which form part of Connecting West Leeds phase two, follow on from a consultation on Connecting West Leeds phase one, which was carried out in November and December 2021 on improvements to the Fink Hill junction, […]

Final phase of work commencing on Leeds project

The final phase of work is set to start on the Regent Street Flyover project in Leeds which will see the installation of the northern bridge beams. The construction of the new flyover commenced in May 2020 after it reached the end of its usable life. Since then, the southern section of the bridge has […]

Leeds tenders for highways contractors

Leeds City Council has issued a tender for highway and civil engineering works contractors for schemes valued between £2 million and £7 million. Although the work is primarily within the Leeds district, it may extend across the other Yorkshire and Humberside Authorities. Work will be instructed on an as and when basis and the contract […]

Leeds introduces EV trials scheme for business

Businesses in Leeds are being offered the chance to use electric vans as part of a City Council zero emissions project. Fleet News reports the Council’s taken delivery of 122 in total – mostly used for property maintenance and civil enforcement – but is keeping 20 kept aside for to local businesses through its new […]

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