Plans to double the number of bus journeys made in Leeds

busses leeds
Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Plans to double the number of bus journeys made in Leeds in the next 10 years have been announced by the city council.

The project will be funded by cash originally earmarked for the trolley bus scheme, which was rejected in 2016.

The plan is to give buses priority over cars on three key routes into Leeds – from Bradford, Alwoodley and Oakwood and Roundhay.

Residents can give their opinions on the plans in a series of consultations.

PropertyImage_222_2033810_web

Leeds City Council said bus priority measures would be introduced, improving bus journey times and reliability.

It has set a target of doubling the 250,000 bus trips currently made in the city per day.

This would free up more space on the roads and there would be better provision for cyclists and pedestrians.

The routes would be from Bradford to Leeds via Stanningley, Bramley and Armley; Alwoodley to Leeds via Moortown and Chapel Allerton; and Oakwood and Roundhay to Leeds via Harehills and St James’s Hospital.

The council is also seeking views on plans to improve Armley Gyratory to reduce congestion.

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Be the first to comment on "Plans to double the number of bus journeys made in Leeds"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*


Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On Facebook