Five schemes in Leeds were successfully chosen from the Government’s £200million Active Travel Fund Tranche 4 pot and will be consulted on in due course.
Leeds City Council has successfully been awarded funding for five schemes that will enable residents to choose more active and sustainable modes of travel and improve road safety for everyone. A part of a £200million funding pot, which Active Travel England expects to generate up to 16 million extra walking and cycling trips every year from, the Leeds-based schemes will go out to public consultation this financial year. Stakeholders, businesses, residents and the public will be able to have their say on the proposals and shape the designs.
The five areas that make up the pot are: Armley Town Street – plans aim to enhance and uplift Armley Town Street whilst providing bus priority improvements (£2.9million)
Bentley Residential Streets, Meanwood – traffic management measures in the area (£0.35million).
Eastern Gateway, Leeds City Centre – safer, segregated, two-way cycle tracks on Templar Street and Bridge Street to link together existing cycle tracks on Vicar Lane and Eastgate. Improvements to pavements and pedestrian crossings are also included in the plans (£0.4million).
Holbeck Connector, Whitehall Road – extend segregated cycle tracks on Whitehall Road, near the Wellington Place offices, to link to the existing cycle track adjacent to A643 Ingram Distributor, near Dunelm. (£2.3million).
Westgate Connector – extend segregated cycle tracks on Westgate and create a safer, segregated, two-way cycle track on Park Lane and Burley Street providing a […]