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We work in partnership with local councils and businesses to ensure that everyone in our region benefits from a strong, successful economy and a modern, accessible transport network.

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  1. Response to the National Audit Office report on HS2

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    • 24 January 2020

    The NAO is right to point out that the majority of the benefits of HS2 will be delivered by phase two of the scheme, the Y-shape connecting Birmingham to Leeds and Manchester, which is why any move to downgrade or cancel this section would be little more than gesture politics.

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    Frozen MCard prices

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    • 23 January 2020

    MCard’s decision to freeze Bus DaySaver ticket prices means passengers can take advantage of unlimited all-day any-bus travel throughout West Yorkshire for just £5.

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District Consultation Sub-Committees (Transport)

Interested in public transport? Got a question, a concern or simply want to give some feedback? If so, come to one of our open sessions of the Wakefield District Consultation Sub-Committee, 2pm on 17th October. Let us know at governanceservices@westyorks-ca.gov.uk or on 0113 3481671

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Our priorities and how we're doing

We want our region to be recognised globally as a strong, successful economy where everyone can build great businesses, careers and lives. We bring together local councils and businesses to achieve this vision, so that everyone in our region can benefit from economic prosperity and a modern, accessible transport network. You can find out more about our priorities and plans for 2019/20 and how we're getting on.

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  1. Cycling to work on Bradford’s Canal Road Cycleway: Meet Hawarun Hussain

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    People often talk about “cyclists”, “pedestrians”, “train passengers”, “bus passengers”, “motorists”, but in reality the majority of us are none of these things. We’re simply people travelling on foot, by bike, train, bus or car, opting for different modes of transport at different times.

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  2. Project Assistant (Apprenticeships) Ref ES/PF9c

    Project Assistant (Apprenticeships) ES/PF9 Grade: H Salary: £24,230 - £28,056 per annum. All appointments are recruited to SP1. Based in Leeds City Centre Fixed Term to 31 March 2021 Closing date 2 February 2020.

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