Category Archives: Transport

The car park at Hebden Bridge railway station is set to be extended to encourage more commuters to take the train. A report outlining the plans has been approved by the Investment Committee of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA).  The proposals would create 46 new spaces, at ground level, to the east of the… read more … about Station car park on track to expand>>

Cllr Barry Collins

At today’s meeting of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Transport Committee, Chair Cllr Keith Wakefield welcomed the progress that is being made through measures to improve local air quality. In addition to approving almost £4m of investment in transport schemes across West Yorkshire, today’s meeting heard confirmation that the Combined Authority’s successful bid to the Government… read more … about Transport investment contributing to improved air quality and bus reliability in West Yorkshire>>

WYCA

Local people are being invited to find out more about exciting plans for once-in-a-lifetime travel improvements and regeneration in Halifax town centre. Calderdale Council is holding a public information session at Halifax Town Hall on Tuesday 18 July from 4pm to 7pm, on a drop-in basis. Attendees can talk to staff working on the project,… read more … about Have your say on major plans for Halifax town centre>>

Proposed improvements to Halifax Train Station Plaza

Over £4.9 million will be invested in Calderdale’s highways over the next year, according to a report which will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.  The report outlines the different sources of funding which the Council has received and how the money will be allocated to improve the highways network.    Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for… read more … about Keeping Calderdale on the road>>

Green light

This year, 100 people have completed the first, 12-week Cycle4Health programme run by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect project. Run by Cycling UK and CityConnect, Cycle4Health is a scheme designed to take participants from inactivity to regular cycling. Mainly aimed at increasing activity, the course is free to attend and is run from a cycling… read more … about West Yorkshire is Cycling4health>>

WYCA

Elland Station has moved a step closer to becoming a reality after the Investment Committee at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) recommended the allocation of £20 million to the scheme.  The decision was taken by the Investment Committee last week, after a review of a new scheme for the station.  Cllr Barry Collins, Calderdale… read more … about Elland on track for a new station>>

Cllr Barry Collins

A new strategy to improve the safety of Calderdale roads will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday 10 May 2017. The Council has already made a firm commitment to improving local road safety.  Since 2014 it has been implementing a roll out of 20mph areas in streets and villages across Calderdale. Early findings… read more … about Making Calderdale’s roads safer>>

20mph

Press release from West Yorkshire Combined Authority West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding passengers that planned industrial action by RMT Union members will affect Northern Rail services on Friday 28 April. The 24-hour strike, by RMT members, is planned from 00:01 to 23:59 on Friday 28 April and will only affect Northern services. People are… read more … about Reminder of planned industrial action affecting Northern Rail services on Friday 28 April>>

Train line

It’s now less than month until the Tour de Yorkshire cycles into Calderdale, and visitors and residents are being reminded of the road closure arrangements on the day.  On Sunday 30 April, 18 teams of cyclists will travel through Calderdale as part of Stage 3 of the race. To make sure that spectators, cyclists, support… read more … about Travel plans for the Tour>>

Cyclists