Category Archives: Cycling

Over £7million is set to be invested in Calderdale’s highways network over the next 12 months, with the proposed work plan being considered by the Council’s Cabinet. Calderdale Council is responsible for more than 1000km of adopted highway, 365 highways bridges, 122 culverts and 730km of wall.  These assets are regularly inspected, and a programme… read more … about Investing in our highways network>>

Resurfacing at Forest Avenue

Ground surveys are taking place in and around Brighouse to help inform the further development of improvement plans for the A641. The A641 is a key route through Brighouse and connects Huddersfield and Bradford; on an average day it carries around 38,000 vehicles. A number of transport related issues are currently experienced on the road,… read more … about Works taking place to inform designs for A641 improvement scheme>>

Ground scanning work

Road users in Calderdale are being urged to make themselves aware of upcoming changes to bus lane restrictions. There are currently four area in Calderdale with designated bus lanes, these are: A646 Burnley Road, King Cross (eastbound) A629 Huddersfield Road (Calderdale Way), Ainley Top (southbound) A629 Skircoat Road, Skircoat (northbound) A629 Huddersfield Road, Skircoat (southbound)… read more … about Be aware of upcoming bus lane changes>>

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Residents and businesses in and around Hipperholme, Northowram, Shelf and the wider north-east Calderdale area are being asked to share their thoughts on how transport and the local environment could be improved. Calderdale Council is exploring new ideas for potential improvements, with a view to securing future funding to address transport related issues in the… read more … about Help shape plans for Hipperholme and north-east Calderdale>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Plans to transform Halifax rail station are moving forward and Calderdale Council is asking for people’s feedback on the £30 million-plus West Yorkshire Combined Authority funded scheme. Halifax rail station is one of the busiest in the region, but currently has few facilities and poor accessibility. To ensure the station is fit for modern travel… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans to transform Halifax rail station>>

As discussions at COP26 this week focus on driving the global transition to zero emission transport, Calderdale Council is reflecting on its own progress to reduce transport emissions and meet ambitious net zero targets. Road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. COP26… read more … about Supporting a gear change to reduce transport emissions>>

Zero carbon Calderdale

The Council is gearing up to make Calderdale’s voice heard at one of the world’s most significant climate events. Cllr Scott Patient, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Resilience, and members of the Council’s Environmental Projects team, are attending COP26 – the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. They will speak up for… read more … about Calderdale climate action heads for international spotlight>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living, working or travelling along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share feedback on a shortlist of plans to improve infrastructure and connections on the route. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with… read more … about Help shape final plans for A641 improvements>>

A641

People living in North Halifax and West Halifax are being asked for their views on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. The proposals, which are being developed by Calderdale Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, aim to create safe, healthy and more inclusive places where people choose to… read more … about Making our streets greener and healthier>>

West/North Halifax consultation