Dave Pearson, Director, Transport Services, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
West Yorkshire Combined Authority is the statutory transport authority for the West Yorkshire conurbation including Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Halifax and Wakefield. Dave is responsible for bus services and transport facilities leading on the Authority’s relationships with transport providers. Dave has worked for the Authority since 2002 having previously been a Transport Planner at City of York. In 2013-14, he was seconded to the role of Director of Transport and Highways for the Tour de France in Yorkshire.
With climate change targets, decarbonising UK transport and creating air pollution free sustainable cities being high on the UK Government’s agenda, there is a clear need to make rapid progress in this direction. The recent commitment by the UK Government to fund innovative transport infrastructure, new electric cars, hydrogen buses and reduce the emission of […]