Public meetings to discuss ambitious transport plans for West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire’s ambitious future transport plans are to be discussed at a series of online public meetings.

West Yorkshire’s ambitious future transport plans are to be discussed at a series of online public meetings. 

The proposals for walking and cycling, bus, rail and a new mass transit system will be presented at the online meetings where there will also be the opportunity for people to ask questions and offer views. 

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority and its partner councils recently published the West Yorkshire Connectivity Infrastructure Plan and Mass Transit Vision 2040 setting out how the region’s communities could be connected to jobs, education and opportunity over the next 20 years. 

Full details of the meetings and how to attend can be found here. The first meeting in the series takes place on Monday 22 March, at 5pm, and will look at the role of rail in the region’s transport network. 

 Cllr Kim Groves, Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority Transport Committee, said: 

 “Our ambitious transport plans represent a bold investment in our region’s future. We want as many people as possible to have their say so we can improve them and make the strongest possible case to Government for its support. 

 “These online public meetings are an opportunity for people to find out more, ask questions and offer views about how these plans will benefit their communities and West Yorkshire as a whole.” 

 The proposals can be read in full here where people can offer views via an interactive map and a survey.