Residents of the East Riding are being urged to follow new COVID-19 safety guidance with the news that the area will move into local alert level 2 (High) of the three-level restrictions system.
To celebrate Clean Air Day, bus company East Yorkshire is highlighting its commitment to creating a cleaner, more environmentally fleet.
Over the past two years, East Yorkshire has invested in 27 brand new ultra-low emission buses, each meeting the highest Euro 6 environmental standards, helping to keep our air clean and free from pollution.
Bus company East Yorkshire is celebrating Car Free Day on Tuesday 22 September by highlighting all the benefits of catching the bus.
World Car Free Day is a global event, encouraging the population to try giving up their cars for the day and exploring more sustainable ways to travel – whether that’s by public transport, by bike, or simply walking.
The Hull Learning Partnership, in conjunction with Hull City Council, is taking preventative action against coronavirus by agreeing that school staff and secondary pupils across the city are expected to wear face coverings in certain situations from Monday 21 September.
A new medical centre which was first proposed nearly 15 years ago has cleared its final hurdle after funding was approved by the East Riding of Yorkshire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Work could start by the end of this year on the site in Lowfield Road, Anlaby, with construction expected to take 12 months, and the new centre will reflect the advances in facilities and the increase in demand over recent years.
Residents and businesses in Hull are being asked to support the final push in a long campaign to electrify and upgrade the railway lines from Hull to Selby and Hull to Sheffield.
If successful, it could cut journey times from Hull to Leeds from 57 minutes to just 38 minutes, and Hull to Sheffield from 86 minutes to just 50 minutes.
Children and their parents are being encouraged to follow the latest advice about safe bus travel, as the new school year begins for many.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is encouraging families to prepare their travel routes in advance and make sure youngsters are aware of new precautions in place to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
East Riding’s first further education college for young people with learning disabilities will open in Beverley in September, despite the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bus operator East Yorkshire has announced that it will be offering a new ‘Bus Out to Help Out’ discount ticket deal to help encourage people to support local restaurants and hospitality businesses, following the ending of the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.
Hull and East Yorkshire will become one of the first areas in the country to have bike-friendly buses, in a £2m investment by one of the region’s leading public transport operators.
Bus company East Yorkshire has bought eight state of the art, environmentally friendly new double-decker buses, costing £260,000 each, all of which have special racks to carry bikes on board.
People planning to use taxis or private hire vehicles this weekend should wear a face covering in order to protect themselves and their driver from COVID-19.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s licensing team, as well as licensed taxis and private hire drivers, have put a number of additional safety measures in place to keep everyone safe.
New rules requiring passengers to wear face coverings on their journey will come into force on public transport from Monday.
The advice is clear that people should continue to avoid taking public transport where possible. But if you do need to use public transport you will be required to use face coverings.
Work to improve Hull’s cycling infrastructure will begin this month.
Plans will include widening existing cycle lanes in areas including Freetown Way and an introduction of additional cycle lanes in roads including Holderness Road, Spring Bank, Anlaby Road and Beverley Road.
During the lockdown, many residents have been walking and cycling as part of their daily exercise.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is keen for people to continue as the restrictions are eased and its Road Safety Team is offering safe, free personal cycle training to support residents in this transition.
From Sunday 31 May, in response to the government’s updated coronavirus advice, bus company East Yorkshire will be increasing their bus services.
Most bus services that are currently running during lockdown will have extra journeys, and many routes that were suspended at the start of the crisis will return.
People in East Yorkshire who want to train as a taxi or private hire drivers have just received a much-needed boost.
Humberside Training Associates is now providing the mandatory NVQ Level 2 training qualification across the East Riding.
From today, Monday 18 May motorists will be charged for using on-street parking in Hull. However, any council-owned car parks including short-stay and long-stay will remain free until further notice.
This means that motorists parking in Hull City Council-owned car parks including Albion Street, Lowgate, History Centre, Tower Street, Trippett Street, Osborne Street, George Street, Pryme Street, Francis Street and the ice arena will not be charged.
Beverley Community Lift is celebrating the start of the transport charity’s golden jubilee year by taking delivery of its latest minibus.
It has taken the charity three years to raise the funds needed to buy the vehicle. As a result of the new arrival, this means the charity will maintain a fleet of five buses.