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Travelling by bus in Leeds

Bus Travel in Leeds Buses are important to keep our city moving and working. They provide links to jobs, education, training, shopping and health services. Over 250,000 bus journeys are currently made every day in Leeds and 15% of the city’s working residents travel to work by bus. Planning Your Journey by Bus For tools […]

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September means one thing – School’s Back!

Whether you’re a parent, grandparent, child minder or driver, it’s important that you take extra care on the roads this September and encourage your children to do the same. It’s a well-known fact that the start and end of the school day brings an increase in traffic and congestion around schools. The ‘school run’ is […]

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Changing how we travel to school

In July 2018 Leeds City Council started the ongoing two year Air Quality School Programme. This programme aims to help raise air quality issues outside 30 schools in Leeds whilst promoting sustainable travel to school

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New fund announced to help Leeds organisations support sustainable travel

Leeds City Council has launched a £150,000 fund to help employers in Leeds support sustainable travel and reduce emissions. The scheme will help tackle air pollution and protect the health of everyone in Leeds by allocating grants to the best proposals submitted that will reduce the use of diesel or petrol vehicles amongst staff, service users or […]

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Influencing Travel Behaviour

Cycle to Work Day 2019

Cycle to Work Day is the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event.  It is a national event and this year it will be held on Thursday 8th August. It aims to encourage as many people as possible to take to two wheels and cycle to work for at least one day (and beyond, once people realise just […]

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Walk To School Week – Leaf The Car At Home

Walk to School Week is just around the corner 20th-24th May
We want schools in Leeds to part in our ‘Leaf The Car at Home’ themed week. Find out here how to get your pack and get involved.

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The Schools Yorkshire Tour – One incredible journey and achievement

On Tuesday the 3rd July 2018, pupils from Brownhill Primary School and St. Augustine’s Catholic Primary School in Leeds rode the last leg of the Schools Yorkshire Tour, and brought the 400-mile cycling relay across Yorkshire to a close.  As the pupils rode into Millennium Square to hand over the baton to the Lord Mayor […]

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The Schools Yorkshire Tour (2018)

The first Schools’ Yorkshire Tour took place in June 2017, it was designed by the Leeds City Council’s Influencing Travel Behaviour Team to promote safe and sustainable travel to and from school. The schools’ Yorkshire Tour Following on from the Legacy of the Tour De France, when Leeds hosted Le Grand Depart in 2014, came […]