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Leeds School Streets: Phase 1

A few images from the Leeds School Streets – thank you to all who took part. Credit: Lizzie Coombes    

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Impact of lockdown on road traffic casualties in Leeds

The number of people hurt in collisions on the roads in Leeds plummeted in the weeks after the city went into lockdown on 23 March. Provisional data from Leeds City Council reveals that the overall number of casualties fell by 61% in the weeks immediately after lockdown (from 379 to 148 casualties) compared to the […]

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Leeds Annual Travel to Work Survey Results 2019

Over 28,000 employees of organisations across the city participated in the annual survey between March and September 2019. Respondents were ask to state how they travel to work. The survey results record their main mode of travel. The data collected is used for site travel plan monitoring, and to inform future transport investment decisions. The […]

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Influencing Travel Behaviour – Winter newsletter for businesses

Welcome to our newsletter for Leeds businesses. It has lots of useful information to help you promote safe and sustainable travel in your organisation this winter.  Winter Wheelers With the right gear and guidance, winter weather needn’t stop you from to cycling to work. For help and advice to encourage your riders to keep cycling […]

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‘Tis the season to be jolly (and safe!)

Every year, people who drink and drive are responsible for hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries on Great Britain’s roads (Department for Transport statistics, Aug 2019). Whilst the vast majority of us believe ourselves to be law-abiding, safe and sensible behind the wheel, the sad fact is that there are still some among us […]

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Brake Road Safety Week 2019

Brake Road Safety Week 2019 takes place from 18-24 November. This year’s message is ‘Step up for Safe Streets’ and it’s an ideal opportunity to promote life-saving messages and show our commitment to road safety. Everyone has the right to safe and healthy journeys. That’s why here in the Influencing Travel Behaviour team, we work […]

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Mobile phone use and driving

Over the last few years we have all seen increased use of mobile phones. They are now an integral part of our everyday lives, with many of us feeling that we cannot ‘live’ without them. Mobile phones not only allow us to make calls and receive texts but also make it easier to access social […]

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LEEDS CYCLING CONSULTATION FORUM

6.00pm for a 6.15pm start Wednesday 16th October 2019 Civic Hall Committee Room 1, Leeds (Meeting to close no later than 8:45pm) AGENDA  The Cycling Consultation Meeting is a forum for discussion of matters related to cycling in Leeds.  It is open to interested members of the public and is attended by elected members and […]