Post Tagged with: “transport”

Extra police on trams and buses to curb anti-social behaviour in Manchester

Extra police on trams and buses to curb anti-social behaviour in Manchester

By Jamie Williams THIRY EXTRA police officers are set to patrol Greater Manchester’s transport network in response to tram vandals.

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Government transport pledge for Northern Powerhouse falls short of expectations

Government transport pledge for Northern Powerhouse falls short of expectations

By Alex Smith A PLEDGE to invest an extra £400 million into northern transport networks does not go far enough, according to two senior Yorkshire politicians.

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Transport

Transport

Leeds has been given the go ahead from the government to help improve transportation in the city. The improvements will look to tackle growing congestion and pollution with money that was originally meant for a trolley bus scheme. Now that it has been scrapped, the money will be spent in other ways. Luis Ortiz reports.

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Tram system essential to combat Leeds’ reputation as “pollution city”, summit hears

Tram system essential to combat Leeds’ reputation as “pollution city”, summit hears

By Matthew Brannen Leeds residents will continue to suffer in the UK’s “second city” of pollution unless the City Council invests in a new mass transit system, say industry experts.

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10 stops on the journey of the Leeds Trolleybus

10 stops on the journey of the Leeds Trolleybus

by Hayley Longster As a campaign group opposing the Leeds trolleybus scheme urges councillors to backtrack on the £250m plan, and Greg Mulholland MP labels it the ‘second-best solution’ to Leeds’ transport issues, we take a look at the history of this long-gestating decision.

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