Leeds City Centre Improvements
The Leeds CityConnect 2 scheme will build on the recently completed 23km Cycle Superhighway (CityConnect1) from Bradford to Leeds and Leeds to Seacroft, and expand the Cycle Superhighway network in Leeds City Centre. The ambition within Leeds is to provide an additional 10km of segregated Cycle Superhighways and the CityConnect2 proposals will deliver part of this ambition.
The proposals are split into 4 sections, detailed information about each section will appear when you click on one of the links below or on the blue boxes on the overview map further down this page.
- An extension of Cycle Superhighways 1 and 2 into the City Centre
- A southern Superhighway to Elland Road
- A City Cycle Loop consisting of a segregated cycle route around the City Centre
- A link from the City Cycle Loop to the emerging Education Quarter
Cycle Superhighway 1 & 2 Extensions
Proposed Cycle Superhighway 3 - Leeds to Elland Road
Proposed Education Quarter Links
Proposed City Cycle Loop
The scheme would include full segregation from general traffic, junction improvements to better accommodate cycles, segregated cycle crossings, improved pedestrian crossing facilities, cycleway bypasses at bus stops, cycle priority at side roads and signed links to and along quiet streets. These proposals would create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling in Leeds City Centre. The Superhighway proposals will also act as a catalyst to provide streetscape* improvements at important locations within the City. The Superhighway proposals also interface with a number of other planned transport and public space improvement schemes, such as the South Bank Masterplan and, the proposal to close City Square to through traffic; therefore the scheme is being designed to fit with current needs and future aspirations. You can have your say on the South Bank Masterplan at www.southbankleeds.co.uk and you can join the Leeds Transport Conversation at www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/Leeds-transport-conversations.aspx
Elements of the ambition for Cycle Superhighways which are to be delivered by CityConnect2 are anticipated to be completed by spring 2018.
The public consultation period for this scheme ran from 1st August to 9th September 2016. Members of the public were invited to leave comments online, email or attend one of the three consultation events. Though the consultation period has now ended, if you have feedback please do send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will ensure it is sent on to the relevant teams.