Category Archives: Transport

With three months to go to the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire have unveiled numerous locations across the county where they will be hosting roadshows in the lead up to the race. A list of locations (including dates, times and venues) can be found here: link)  The roadshows aim get people… read more … about Locations announced for 2020 Tour de Yorkshire roadshows!>>

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Calderdale Council is a “national leader in flood management” and has a “strong track record of leading and delivering on a number of key transport issues at the national and regional level”. That was just some of the feedback given by a team of experts from the Local Government Association (LGA) when they carried out… read more … about Top marks for Council’s Highways Service in independent review>>

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Local residents and commuters in Calderdale are being asked for their views on updated plans for road improvement programmes in the borough. Calderdale Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are developing a series of improvements to the road network along the A58 / A672 from Junction 22 of the M62 to King Cross in… read more … about Have your say on road improvement plans>>

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Revised proposals for the A629 Halifax town centre project are being presented to the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. The major upgrade to the town centre is one part of the Council’s work to reduce congestion on the A629 route between Halifax and Huddersfield and to boost the local economy with funding from the… read more … about Next steps for town centre project>>

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The installation of sensors and infrastructure to allow the introduction of a new smart parking system in Halifax is now almost complete, and testing is underway.   Calderdale Council is working with smart parking technology company, AppyParking to improve the parking experience in Halifax town centre, allowing people to find spaces more easily and pay… read more … about ‘Appy’ future for parking in Calderdale>>


Calderdale Council is continuing to invest in its workforce to support the delivery of the borough’s many regeneration projects. Calderdale is going through a period of major transformation, with unprecedented investment opportunities in the borough. However, the Council has struggled in recent years to recruit staff with the required skills to deliver these major projects,… read more … about Growing our own to support major projects>>

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Combatting vehicle engine idling is a major focus of Calderdale Council’s new campaign to tackle air pollution. Idling (where a vehicle’s engine is left running whilst stationary) can produce up to twice as many exhaust emissions as when a vehicle is moving. Air pollution is damaging our health and the environment. Calderdale Council is fighting… read more … about Stop idling – save our environment>>

Local people are invited to have their say on exciting plans for proposed improvements in Elland town centre. Elland is one of the oldest settlements in Calderdale and it has a number of positives as a town, with high-quality historic buildings and a variety of independent retailers. However, there are also a number of areas… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans for Elland>>

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