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Leeds City Council

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… of Transport (DfT) assessment framework to provide sufficient weight for new transport projects that reduce carbon emissions by encouraging mode shift and constraining car use;  Greater local influence over Highways England to ensure the investments and operation of the Strategic Road Network aligns with local policy.  With respect to aviation, the council accepts that aviation growth and meeting…

…: Transport  Whilst carbon emissions in the energy sector have fallen due to the rise in renewables and reduction in the use of coal, transport emissions have remained broadly similar, with any fuel efficiencies offset by increased journeys.  The city is making a £270m low carbon intervention through the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme which will be completed by 2021, delivering bus…

…;  Significantly increased long term funding for active travel and public transport in the city region;  Full commitment to deliver Leeds Integrated Station Masterplan;  Greater control and influence on public transport services at a local level;  Use of national taxation and incentive schemes for behavioural change and increase in low carbon vehicle uptake;  A review of the Department…

… investment over the last fifteen years. Through heating replacement programmes utilising district heating and heat pumps, we aim to provide low carbon heating to over half of our multi storey buildings. The council has also secured funding of £10.5m to install external wall insulation on much of its own back to back stock and a further 5 £5.4m to roll out domestic solar, with the ability…

… opportunities for growth. Nevertheless the transition to a zero carbon economy presents enormous challenges, both in providing the quantities of skilled labour to undertake the transition, such as the decommissioning of gas boilers and housing retrofits, but also finding alternative energy sources or other forms of employment for those currently engaged in high carbon industries. The council…

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