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Metro and its West Yorkshire Local Transport Plan partners are
inviting the public to comment on five key documents that will
shape local transport over the next decade.
The documents - RailPlan 7, the Transport Asset Management Plan,
Freight Plan and Network Management Plan, and the proposed Targets
& Indicators - follow on from the introduction of the 15-year,
Third West Yorkshire Local Transport Plan in April 2011.They
identify major issues with their respective networks, suggest
remedies and priorities for spending in the future and include
indicators which will measure how well the Plans meet their
In the first year of the new Plan, £45m has been spent on
projects including Leeds Inner Ring Road maintenance, the North
Wakefield Gateway, Manchester Road bridge replacement in Bradford,
Mytholmroyd district centre improvements, Dewsbury Ring Road
improvements and the introduction of Traffic Light Priority
"This is an opportunity for people in West Yorkshire to make
their views known on these important strategy documents and what
they mean for our future transport networks," said Metro Chairman
Cllr James Lewis. "Metro and the five West Yorkshire District
Councils are committed to delivering high-quality transport for
all, and that means making sure we get the best out the assets and
infrastructure we have at present, as well as planning future
schemes for when funding becomes available."
Consultation events have been planned in June across West
Yorkshire where staff from Metro and the Councils will be on-hand
to answer any questions. Members of the public can also complete
the questionnaire online.
Visit the LTP website to find out more
about the events and online questionnaires (link opens in a new