Category Archives: Transport

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

A borough-wide system for cashless parking payments in Calderdale will be introduced from early November.  Cashless payment options are available across all pay and display on-street spaces and car parks in the borough, with Halifax town centre spaces currently using a system called AppyParking and the rest of the borough using APCOA Connect.  The two-year… read more … about Changes to cashless parking payments in Halifax>>

Parking

Following a review of parking charges across the borough, changes to existing charging hours and days are being made. There are no changes to actual parking tariffs and they continue to remain low compared to neighbouring boroughs. The existing charging hours in Halifax (short stay), Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and West Vale will be extended… read more … about Changes to parking in Calderdale>>

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Services at Halifax Bus Station are set to change from next month (September) to enable construction work to start on a new £17.7 million state-of-the-art facility delivered by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in partnership with Calderdale Council. Alongside improved passenger facilities and better access to the town centre, plans for the new bus station… read more … about Halifax bus station to be transformed as £17.7million redevelopment starts>>

Halifax bus station

Plans are moving forward to develop a community rail partnership (CRP) along the Calder Valley line, to help improve access and use of local rail services. On Monday 7 June, members of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider proposals for the formation of a CRP which aims to bring together local groups and partners along the… read more … about Plans on track for Calder Valley Community Rail Partnership>>

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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

People are being invited to have their say on the latest designs for the proposed new £30 million-plus railway station in Halifax. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to transform Halifax Rail Station, improving the customer’s travel experience and providing a boost to the local economy. The latest design proposals, which… read more … about Are £30m-plus Halifax Rail Station plans just the ticket?>>

Halifax station

Work is taking place at the Ainleys facility in Elland, to allow for better access and the installation of additional safety measures.  From Monday 30 November work will take place to widen access at the facility, which includes Calderdale Council’s highways depot and Elland Household Waste and Recycling Centre (HWRC).   The current main site entrance… read more … about Essential safety works at Elland facility>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn