Issue details

Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy - Draft for Consultation

Executive Board will be requested to


a)  Endorse the draft Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy as contained within appendix 1 of the report.

b)  To note that a public consultation and engagement exercise will follow Executive Board through to February 2021 to help inform the final strategy.

c)  To note that the Director of City Development continues to be the lead officer for the delivery of the Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy and will report back to Executive Board in Summer 2021 following public consultation with a final strategy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/11/2020

Decision due: 16 Dec 2020 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

Contact: Paul Foster, Transport Projects Manager 0113 378 7518 Email:

Consultation process

This builds on consultations already undertaken as part of the Transport Conversation and the ongoing Connecting Leeds Work.

Internal Consultation ongoing

Public Consultation and engagement exercise planned for January/February 2021.


Consultation to date:

Leader of the Council

Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development

Chief Executive

Director of City Development


Proposed Consultation:

All ward councillors

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Leeds Residents

Emergency Services

Leeds Chamber of Commerce

Network rail

Utilities providers

Regional stakeholders

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development


  • The report to be issued to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting