Tag Archives: Yorkshire

£2.4 million Bradley to Brighouse Greenway to provide ‘missing link’ in current infrastructure

People are being asked for their views on plans for a £2.4 million cycling and walking route between Bradley and Brighouse, as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme. The Bradley to Brighouse Greenway, which is being delivered in partnership with Kirklees Council and Calderdale Council, will be …

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Future Mobility Strategy to look at how technology could transform travel in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is inviting people who live, work and visit West Yorkshire to have their say on the Future Mobility Strategy, which looks at how new technology in transport could give people greater control and flexibility over how they travel. The strategy sets out how the Combined Authority …

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“Radical shift” in travel patterns across West Yorkshire caused by COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused a “radical shift” in people’s transport and working patterns across West Yorkshire. An online survey of over 2,000 regular public transport, carried out by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in June, found that despite rising car use, there was a “strong intention” to walk or cycle more. …

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Work begins on segregated cycle lane in West Yorkshire

Work has started on a new three-kilometre segregated cycle lane in West Yorkshire. The construction of the new cycle lane on Elland Road, Leeds, is part of a £6.9 million package of new infrastructure delivered through the Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme, which is aimed at enabling more people to travel …

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Free one-to-one adult cycle training made available in West Yorkshire

Free socially distant one-to-one adult cycle training from the front door is being made available to help people living and working in West Yorkshire. The cycle training scheme is being delivered as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme, which is aimed at enabling more people to travel …

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New online tool launched to help create safer streets for cycling and walking

A new interactive map has been launched to help residents highlight where improvements to roads, streets and town centres are needed to help people make more journeys by bike or on foot. The West Yorkshire Combined Authority, in partnership with local authorities, has created the online, interactive tool to help …

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Sheffield City Region to create 1,000km of walking and cycling routes

The Sheffield City Region has published a plan to create a network of more than 620 miles (1,000 kilometres) of accessible walking and cycling routes across South Yorkshire to enable people to leave their cars at home. Mayor Dan Jarvis and active travel commissioner Dame Sarah Storey’s Active Travel Implementation …

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PM urged to improve walking and cycling provision in COVID-19 recovery plan

Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis and active travel commissioner Dame Sarah Storey are urging the prime minister to improve walking and cycling provision in the COVID-19 recovery plan. As South Yorkshire begins to recover from the impact of COVID-19, passengers on public transport are likely to need to socially …

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