Issue details

Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy and Action Plan

Executive Board will be asked to:

a)  Agree to the adoption and publication of the Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy and first Action Plan 2021-24.

b)  Accept an annual progress report of the Strategy and Action Plan

c)  Agree that the Director of City Development alongside the Chief Officer Highways and Transportation will lead on implementing the delivery of the Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy and Action Plan.

d)  Note that the future Action Plans beyond 2024 will require greater levels of funding and more stringent policies to achieve the targets as set out in the Connecting Leeds Transport Strategy. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/09/2021

Decision due: 20 Oct 2021 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

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

Consultation process

An extensive consultation and engagement process was undertaken between December 2020 and April 2021.This built on consultations already undertaken as part of the Transport Conversation and the ongoing Connecting Leeds Work.


Consultation to date:

Leader of the Council

Executive Member for Infrastructure and Climate

Chief Executive

Director of City Development

All ward councillors

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Leeds Residents

Emergency Services

Leeds Chamber of Commerce

Network rail

Utilities providers

Regional stakeholders

Leeds businesses

Other interested stakeholders

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Infrastructure and Climate


Agenda items


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