Category Archives: Transport

Overnight closures are scheduled for Wakefield Road, Brighouse to allow for essential maintenance. Calderdale Council is to carry out work on the A644 between the M62 Junction 25 roundabout and the entrance to the Huddersfield North Premier Inn. The work is due to start on Tuesday 14 November and involves the planing and resurfacing of… read more … about Repairs to Wakefield Road, Brighouse>>

Roadworks

Calderdale Council has welcomed government proposals which would allow local authorities to charge utility companies by the hour for roadworks which cause significant disruption. If the plans are approved it would encourage companies to plan their work, avoiding busy routes and peak travel times. The utility companies could avoid charges by planning their works during… read more … about Council backs plans to keep traffic moving>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Crowther Bridge near Brighouse is now open, as work finishes on the flood-hit bridge. Calderdale Council, the Canal & River Trust and the contractor Kier Group have been working to rebuild the bridge after the 19th century original was completely destroyed by the floods in December 2015. Over the last 18 months, the bridge has… read more … about Flood-hit bridge reopens>>

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>>

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