East Yorkshire, the Hull-based bus company has announced a £6m investment in new buses to help transform bus travel in Hull and Scarborough.
The order will put 8 brand new single deck buses and 19 double deck buses on the streets of East Yorkshire. All of the new vehicles meet the highest Euro 6 environmental standards and helping keep our air clean and free from pollution.
The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been awarded just under £3 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to build a new four-arm roundabout on the A164, at the Riplingham Road and Great Gutter Lane staggered crossroad junction, near Kirk Ella.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council was the only local authority in the Humber region to successfully bid for funding and one of only 76 projects across the country to get the go ahead.
Newland Avenue will reopen temporarily on Monday 2 October for two weeks to allow full access to Hull Fair for public transport, emergency services, and motorists.
Phase one has been completed ahead of schedule, allowing the road to be reopened. This will give unrestricted access to businesses along Newland Avenue, and allow the scheduled bus services to travel along the street during this period.
A bus company is to launch a new later service to help two villages near Beverley following a request from residents.
Villagers in Cherry Burton appealed to councils and bus operators to provide a later service back from Beverley on weekdays, as the last bus currently departs from the town at 3.35pm during school term times, and 3pm during school holidays.
Councillor Denis Healy has launched a consultation with people living on the site of the former Westwood Hospital.
The consultation has come about after some local residents contacted him calling for a Controlled Parking Zone to stop members of the public from parking outside their houses and restricting access for residents.
Local bus company EYMS has announced that its popular Moors Explorer bus from Hull, Hessle, Cottingham and Beverley to the North York Moors will run again during Summer 2017.
Moors Explorer is the only direct public transport route up to the North York Moors from the Hull and East Riding area, and is especially loved by ramblers, who use it to access parts of the Moors which are otherwise inaccessible for those without a car.
A new organisation, Destination Beverley is set to be officially launched next month aimed at promoting all that is good about Beverley.
As Destination Beverley look to attract people into the town, their formation could potentially impact the very core of town centre by paving the way for a change into how space is rented at the out of town Flemingate Development.