Leeds City Council are currently asking people living, working and commuting in Leeds and the wider region to have their say on their latest proposals to reduce air pollution and protect the health of people in the city. These proposals include implementing a Clean Air Charging Zone (CAZ). This link will take you the website … Continue reading How should we reduce air pollution in Leeds?
Protests will be taking place at train stations throughout the country tomorrow after the biggest hike in rail fares seen for 5 years. https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jan/01/protests-planned-uk-rail-stations-mark-steep-hike-fares
Andy McDonald, Shadow Transport Secretary, has his say on the failings of the railways down to this Tory government. https://labourlist.org/2017/08/tory-rail-betrayal-will-lengthen-journeys-increase-costs-and-c02-emissions/
Rail fares up 27% since 2010 and the top 10 busy routes are averaging working at 190% capacity - where's the money going? https://labourlist.org/2017/08/train-overcrowding-hits-record-levels/
Following the tragic death of student Kate Whalley on the A660, Pool-in-Wharfedale Parish Council has written to Leeds CC Chief Executive to demand the installation of speed cameras in the area of the incident. http://www.wharfedaleobserver.co.uk/news/15434604.__39_Speed_cameras_should_be_installed_now__39____Pool_Parish_Council_demands_action/?ref=mrb&lp=1
By 2040 there will be a ban in place in Britain on the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/25/britain-to-ban-sale-of-all-diesel-and-petrol-cars-and-vans-from-2040
Leeds Bradford Airport recently launched a public consultation on changes to modernise departure and arrival procedures, as well as the associated volumes of controlled airspace. The deadline for consultation feedback is this Friday, 21st July 2017. http://www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk/about-the-airport/airspace-change-proposal-consultation