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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. Bus strategy

    Response to new Government support for bus services

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    • 03 April 2020

    “Buses are important to get key people to work during these difficult times. The massive fall in the number of people using public transport is welcome in the context of the response to Coronavirus but is putting huge financial pressure on transport authorities and operators," says Cllr Kim Groves

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    Covid-19 Update from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority

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    • 03 April 2020

    Today, the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the LEP welcomed the Treasury’s changes to the emergency loans scheme for businesses. The LEP, among others, held meetings with the banks this week to express concerns on the behalf of the regions’ business owners and conditions on loans were relaxed, removing many of the barriers that had led to heavy criticism.

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  3. Park and Ride closes in response to falling demand

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    • 30 March 2020

    From Tuesday (31 March 2020), Elland Road Park and Ride will be closed due to the significant reduction in the number of people travelling into Leeds during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Temple Green Park and Ride has also been closed.

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CANCELLED: District Consultation Sub-Committees (Transport)

The ‘District Consultation Sub-Committee’ sessions in Leeds (16 March), Calderdale (17 March), Wakefield (19 March), Bradford (23 March), and Kirklees (25 March) have been cancelled due to Covid-19. All public meetings and events are currently being evaluated until further notice.

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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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