As transport is one of the biggest sources of air pollution, we have been working on a number of projects to promote sustainable travel around our city. Here are three easy ways you can help improve air quality 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 … Continue reading Travelling by bus in Leeds
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 … Continue reading September means one thing – School’s Back!
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
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 … Continue reading New fund announced to help Leeds organisations support sustainable travel
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 … Continue reading Cycle to Work Day 2019
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.
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 … Continue reading The Schools Yorkshire Tour – One incredible journey and achievement