Issue details

Establishing a Public Bike Share Scheme for Leeds

Approval to the principle of developing a Bike Share scheme for Leeds and to commence the procurement is to be sought with the intent to report back to Executive Board for further decision following completion of the procurement.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/03/2019

Decision due: 17 Apr 2019 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of City Development

Department: City Development

Contact: Andrew Hall, Acting Head of Transportation Services 0113 393 7589 Email:

Consultation process

Establishing a public bike hire scheme in the city is a key Action identified in the Cycling Starts Here Strategy. The CSH Strategy went through a full public consultation in 2016.

A procurement requirement will be for the appointed operator to work with the Council to consult and shape roll out of a scheme following further reporting to Executive Board in due course.


Consultees will include as a minimum:

Elected Members.

WYCA and local authorities.

Emergency services

Education sector

Health sector

Bike Share sector

Business sector

Community sector

Further consultation plans will be developed during the procurement and in preparation for final Executive Board decision

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Regeneration, Transport and Planning


Agenda items


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