Decision details

East Leeds Demand Responsive Transport (DRT)

Decision Maker: Managing Director

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To ensure funding, from the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme, is in place to allow for a 50% deposit to be placed for the order of 7 electric vehicles to operate the East Leeds DRT service, which is being developed in response to gaps in the core bus network, particularly in some of the more deprived areas of the city where unreliable and inconsistent bus services result in low overall bus patronage.

Decision:

To approve that the change request to the East Leeds DRT project to increase development costs by £0.600 million to £0.900 million is approved, to allow for a 50% deposit to be placed for the order of 7 electric vehicles to operate the East Leeds DRT service

Publication date: 31/03/2021

Date of decision: 18/12/2020