Right to Ride

Campaigning in Calderdale and beyond


Halifax Town Centre Improvements – July 2017

Calderdale Council has secured millions of pounds from the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund for expenditure on transport provision in Calderdale. In particular on the A629 Huddersfield Road between Elland and Halifax and on Halifax Town Centre. The proposals for Halifax Town Centre were the subject of a public presentation […]


Use of Towpaths – Canal and River Trust Survey

Hello Everyone with best wishes for an enjoyable 2017 to all members of the Calderdale Cycling Community. This time in 2015 the prospects for improved conditions for Calderdale Cyclists in 2017 – especially for new and inexperienced riders – looked good. West Yorkshire Combined Authority had put forward a bid […]


West Yorkshire Transport Strategy 2016-2036

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), representing Calderdale and the other four West Yorkshire Districts, has the responsibility for determining the shape of transport provision in our area. WYCA is currently consulting on its strategy for the next 20 years. This is enormously important to us cyclists because it will be […]


Right to Ride Update – January 2016

For those of you with an interest  I am posting the Right to Ride report presented to the January meeting of the Calderdale CTC Committee. The report has references to the Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, Cycleproofing, and the City Connect scheme (“towpath project”) in Calderdale. A number of […]


West Yorkshire Single Transport Plan 2016-2036

West Yorkshire Combined Authority have today (26 March 2015) launched a consultation as part of the development of what is called the Single Transport Plan, aimed at setting out a clear long-term vision for transport in West Yorkshire. Despite recent developments like the West Yorkshire Cycling Strategy “More People Cycling […]