Local Transport Plan and Other DFT Funding

The different authorities in the Leeds City Region are working together to ensure that West Yorkshire’s transport system connects people and places in ways that support the economy, the environment and quality of life.

The objectives of the plan are:

  • To improve connectivity to support economic activity and growth in West Yorkshire and the Leeds City Region
  • To make substantial progress towards a low carbon, sustainable transport system for West Yorkshire, while recognising transport's contribution to national carbon reduction plans
  • To enhance the quality of life of people living in, working in and visiting West Yorkshire

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Local Transport Plan and Other DFT Funding Projects

  1. Access Bus Refurbishment

    The AccessBus service provides door to door transport to local facilities within each district of West Yorkshire and is mainly aimed at those with limited mobility.

    Read more about Access Bus Refurbishment
  2. Bus Hotspots

    West Yorkshire Combined Authority is working together with the City Region’s major bus companies, Arriva, First, Transdev and the Association of Bus Operators in West Yorkshire on a new ambitious partnership, Bus 18.

    Read more about Bus Hotspots
  3. Bus Strategy

    Buses are vital to West Yorkshire, its people, its businesses and its economy. Each week people in West Yorkshire make over 3.5 million journeys on local bus services, making them the most highly used form of public transport.

    Read more about Bus Strategy
  4. CCTV Revenue Savings

    The aim of this project was to upgrade the CCTV system that covers the Combined Authority’s 26 bus stations with new digital equipment that delivered better results and significant ongoing cost savings.

    Read more about CCTV Revenue Savings
  5. Cycle City Ambition Grant (CCAG)

    CityConnect is a West Yorkshire Combined Authority project designed to encourage more people to take part in active travel – such as cycling or walking – by creating high quality cycling infrastructure alongside engagement initiatives such as cycle training, cycle challenges, business and school support and behaviour change campaigns.

    Read more about Cycle City Ambition Grant (CCAG)
  6. Department for Transport’s Active Travel Fund

    The West Yorkshire Combined Authority and our Partner Councils are working to deliver a wide ranging programme of proposals to create more space for cycling and walking, funded through the DfT’s Active Travel funding.

    Read more about Department for Transport’s Active Travel Fund
  7. One System Public Transport

    We want to create a world class public transport system that connects different modes of transport seamlessly into one comprehensive, easy-to-use network.

    Read more about One System Public Transport
  8. Rail Strategy

    The Local Transport Plan Strategy from 2011 – 2026 has a vision to develop a transport system that gives people access to what they want easily, efficiently and in a way that supports the environment, the economy and quality of life.

    Read more about Rail Strategy
  9. Transforming Travel Centres

    The Transforming Travel Centres project funded by the LTP IP3 programme and involves the refurbishment of Bradford Interchange and Huddersfield Bus Station Travel Centres. This is part of a wider programme of improvements to bus stations.

    Read more about Transforming Travel Centres
  10. West Yorkshire Transport Asset Management Plan

    Our ambition is to ensure that we make best use of our existing and future transport assets. We aim to ensure our transport networks are fit for the future and properly managed in a safe, sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost effective way.

    Read more about West Yorkshire Transport Asset Management Plan

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