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.

Leeds Bike Share – Update

People have been asking “what happened to the public bike share proposal for Leeds by ofo?” Well here at the Council we were very disappointed when last Summer, ofo announced they were not going to launch in Leeds, and subsequently they pulled all their operations in the UK!. A formal position statement was launched in … Continue reading Leeds Bike Share – Update

Winter driving – getting ready for the cold spell – preparation for the road

Winter is well under way, but we’ve not had the worst of the bad weather yet. We are at that in-between time when we know summer has long gone, and maybe even wishing it would hurry up back. It may also be the time when we go into panic stations about snow forecasts, storm warnings, … Continue reading Winter driving – getting ready for the cold spell – preparation for the road

Tune Into Tyre Safety

October is tyre safety month. Leeds City Council want to spread the word about how important tyre safety is, by reminding drivers of the importance of frequent tyre pressure checks to improve road safety, reduce motoring costs and be kinder to the environment. At the end of March 2018, there were 37.9 million vehicles licensed … Continue reading Tune Into Tyre Safety

Are you a Two Zero Hero? 20mph is now the new speed limit on many local and residential streets in Leeds.

There was once a time when our streets were unrestricted spaces which belonged to no one group or form of transport. They were places where people would stop and have a chat with their neighbours; where kids would be riding their bikes or playing ball games; where families looked out for one another. But most … Continue reading Are you a Two Zero Hero? 20mph is now the new speed limit on many local and residential streets in Leeds.

Bonfire night – Be Bright Be Seen

Bonfire Night can be a great time for all the family. Fireworks and bonfires are something the whole family looks forward to around 5th November, but it is important that everyone celebrates safely. Wrapping up warm, making sure our children are cosy in their coats and wellies as we stand around the bonfire eating pie … Continue reading Bonfire night – Be Bright Be Seen

To tweet or to retweet. Safer Roads Leeds – Who are we?

Safer Roads Leeds belongs to Leeds City Council’s Influencing Travel Behaviour (ITB) team. We decided that we needed our own space and identity, a.k.a @SaferRoadsLeeds, which means that we are able to identify our target audience and reach those that we really want to with our tweets. Using Twitter enables us to use our personalities … Continue reading To tweet or to retweet. Safer Roads Leeds – Who are we?