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‘Deja vu’ fears over Leeds trolleybus successor

A transport expert has told an inquiry into Leeds’s failed trolleybus and Supertram projects that he fears a “deja vu” situation as the city draws up plans for an alternative mass transit scheme.

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Doug Paulley outside the Supreme Court in London, after disabled travellers won a partial victory at the court in their battle for priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses. PIC: PA

YEP Says: Common sense is needed when it comes to travel

FIVE YEARS after Doug Paulley was left stranded at a Wetherby bus stop because a mother refused to move her child’s pushchair from a space reserved for wheelchair users, his stance has now been upheld by the High Court in a landmark victory for disabled campaigners.

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Latest mobile speed camera locations for Leeds

Latest mobile speed camera locations around Leeds.

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Leeds trolleybus inquiry hears of “lessons learned” and how past mistakes can be avoided

An inquiry into Leeds’s abandoned trolleybus and Supertram mass transport schemes will this week examine the five key “lessons learned” which will help minimise the risk of a future project also falling at the final hurdle.

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Why Yorkshire folk still prefer to pay and display with cash

MORE than half of Yorkshire motorists still prefer to feed the meter when it comes to paying for parking.

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Help wanted for research project to shape transport services in Leeds

Researchers are asking people who use public transport or cycle in Leeds to take part in a new study.

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Driving school car driver hurt in Leeds crash

THE driver of an AA Driving School car was taken to hospital after suffering a suspected broken wrist during a five-car collision which caused traffic delays on Kirkstall Road in Leeds this afternoon.

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Snow has begun to fall across the county, making driving conditions treacherous.

Travel alert: How is the snow affecting public transport in Leeds and West Yorkshire?

Disruption to the buses in West Yorkshire is being reported due to snow and icy conditions.
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Supreme court to rule in dispute over wheelchair spaces on buses

The Supreme Court will rule next week on whether disabled travellers are legally entitled to priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses - even when there are babies in buggies on board.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Travel alert: Broken down train causes disruption between Ilkley and Guiseley

Travel alert: Broken down train causes disruption between Ilkley and Guiseley

Passengers faced delays and cancellations after a train broken down on the line between Ikley and Guiseley this morning.
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An accident in Horsforth is causing disruption to bus services this morning.

Travel alert: Crash and fallen roof tiles prompt Leeds road closures

Two separate incidents caused disruption on the city's roads this morning.
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Travel alert: Trains delayed between Leeds and Bradford as lines blocked

Travel alert: Trains delayed between Leeds and Bradford as lines blocked

Train services between Leeds and Bradford are being delayed this morning due to overhead wire problems.
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An accident is causing delays in Morley this morning.

Travel alert: Accident near White Rose causing delays in Morley

An accident involving four cars caused major disruption on the roads in Morley this morning.
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Scottish shuttle flight from Leeds Bradford sees surge in popularity

Scottish shuttle flight from Leeds Bradford sees surge in popularity

An internal flight from Leeds Bradford Airport has been named as a Scottish airline's fastest-growing route.

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Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Seven commuter railway stations in West Yorkshire will get extra parking spaces as part of a major transport scheme.

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The road to hell

Failing to invest in our road network clogs up our cities and damages the planet writes Colin Speakman.

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Crews attended the shed fire yesterday evening

Fire crews free casualty from crashed car

A man was freed from a car by the fire brigade following a crash in Leeds last night.

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