Letters

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Letters

 

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  1. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 July 2015
    Trolleybus is unwanted
  2. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 June 2015
    Safety risks of trolleybus
  3. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 May 2015
    Who are the commuters?
  4. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 April 2015
    Thinking local is a vote-winner
  5. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 March 2015
    Civic Trust on the wrong line
  6. Yorkshire Evening Post – 13 December 2014
    Money to waste as cost of council mounts up
  7. Yorkshire Evening Post – 12 December 2015
    Trolleybus far from fare deal
  8. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 November 2014
    Impact of trolleybus is more than ‘limited’
  9. Yorkshire Evening Post – 13 November 2014
    Cash spent on trolleybus
  10. Yorkshire Evening Post – 31 October 2014
    New buses offer route out of this trolley folly
  11. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 November 2014
    Trolleybus plan must be halted
  12. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 November 2014
    Which inquiry were they at?
  13. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 November 2014
    Thanks to the campaigners
  14. Yorkshire Evening Post – 1 November 2014
    Trolleybus flies in face of sense
  15. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 October 2014
    Irresponsible to pursue second-rate trolleybus
  16. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 October 2014
    Leeds fobbed off with spending on transport infrastructure
  17. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 October 2014
    Voice of Leeds speaks up against trolleybus
  18. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 October 2014
    Trolleybus is road to trouble
  19. Yorkshire Evening Post – 2 October 2014
    Transport system must work for the whole city
  20. Yorkshire Evening Post – 1 October 2014
    Make better use of the £250m
  21. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 September 2014
    Public will pay £250m for ineffective trolleybus
  22. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 September 2014
    NGT won’t cut congestion
  23. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 September 2014
    South Bank transport plan going off the rails
  24. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 August 2014
    Unaccountable trolleybus boss
  25. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 August 2014
    I don’t usually write letters to newspapers
  26. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 August 2014
    Powerful ‘Mafia’ in Headingley?
  27. Yorkshire Evening Post – 19 August 2014
    False allegation over trolleybus
  28. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 August 2014
    Underground’s the way to go
  29. Yorkshire Evening Post – 12 August 2014
    Bus scheme affects region
  30. Yorkshire Evening Post – 11 August 2014
    Trolleybus view is well off track
  31. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 August 2014
    Tram trains offer an option
  32. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 August 2014
    Better solution than trolleybus
  33. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 August 2014
    Wires beat diesel fumes
  34. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 August 2014
    Lack of a tram leaves Leeds lagging behind
  35. Yorkshire Evening Post – 1 August 2014
    Dr Grady truly deserves his honorary degree
  36. Yorkshire Evening Post – July 31 2014
    Ignorant of the situation in city
  37. Yorkshire Evening Post – July 31 2014
    Trolleybus opponents see it as a costly failure
  38. Yorkshire Evening Post – 30 July 2014
    Detractors are not Luddites
  39. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 July 2014
    Better modes of transport
  40. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 July 2014
    No realistic alternative to trolleybus for city
  41. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 July 2014
    All buses should be cashless
  42. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 July 2104
    Let down over tram system
  43. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 July 2014
    Wellington’s decision
  44. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 July 2014
    Public inquiry comment
  45. Yorkshire Evening Post – 2 July 2014
    New Zealand axing trolleybus
  46. Yorkshire Evening Post – 19 June 2014
    Trolley folly
  47. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 June 2014
    Congestion will get much worse
  48. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 June 2014
    Subsidising a ‘foreign’ system
  49. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 May 2014
    On the way to making cycling more dangerous
  50. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 April 2014
    Rail link essential for success of air routes
  51. Yorkshire Evening Post – 19 April 2014
    Trolleybus woe
  52. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 April 2014
    Cleaner transport is the answer to cut pollution
  53. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 April 2014
    Jumping the gun on NGT
  54. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 April 2014
    Still not going for trolley folly
  55. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 March 2014
    MOOR’S THE PITY: Trolleybus would change this lovely view
  56. Yorkshire Evening Post – 18 March 2014
    Other cities get tubes and trams, we get traffic jams
  57. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 March 2014
    Trolleybuses are out of date
  58. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 March 2014
    Setting ambitions low with trolleybus plan
  59. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 March 2014
    Who would you trust to provide the optimum service?
  60. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 February 2014
    Recognising the need to reduce congestion
  61. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 February 2014
    £28M per mile not good value
  62. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 February 2014
    Trolleybus hit by a lot of wind
  63. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 February 2014
    I abstained on trolleybus votes
  64. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 January 2014
    Counting cost of council plans
  65. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 January 2014
    NGT won’t cut city congestion
  66. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 January 2014
    A question of democracy
  67. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 January 2014
    Invalid claims for trolleybus
  68. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 January 2014
    NGT won’t cut city congestion
  69. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 January 2014
    Most people oppose trolleybus on learning details of scheme
  70. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 January 2014
    Laughing at ‘capital’ Leeds
  71. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 January 2014
    Costs outweigh the benefits
  72. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 January 2014
    Money wasted on consultants
  73. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 January 2014
    Underground needed in Leeds
  74. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 January 2014
    Revenue from congestion
  75. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 January 2014
    Just 3pc back NGT scheme
  76. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 January 2014
    Trolleybus vote is a disgrace
  77. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14th January 2014
    Vast majority don’t want it
  78. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 January 2014
    Unfair share of trolleybus costs
  79. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 December 2013
    Time to put the brake on trolleybus scheme
  80. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 December 2013
    An overpriced bus system that nobody wants
  81. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 December 2013
    Inflexible trolleybus won’t ease congestion
  82. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 December 2013
    Not the answer
  83. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 December 2013
    Listen to ‘little’ people’s opposition to trolleybus
  84. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 December 2014
    Urban Growth figures mislead
  85. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 November 2013
    Report measure value of trees to community
  86. Yorkshire Evening Post – 26 November 2013
    Majority verdict on trolleybus
  87. Yorkshire Evening Post – 26 November 2013
    Plenty of reasons to oppose the trolleybus
  88. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 November 2013
    Trolleybus will be gone before new trees mature
  89. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 November 2013
    Costing in a public amenity
  90. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 November 2013
    Cambridge busway is different to Leeds plan
  91. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16th November 2013
    NGT would spoil suburbs
  92. Yorkshire Evening Post – 12 November 2013
    Transit route quite unsuitable
  93. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 November 2013
    No trolleybus… we’ve got buses
  94. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 November 2013
    Chaos caused by torn cable
  95. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 November 2013
    No consultation over compulsory use notice
  96. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 November 2013
    Rapid transit will be slower
  97. Yorkshire Evening Post – 2 November 2013
    Survey shows public don’t want trolleybus
  98. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 October 2013
    Scrap the buses
  99. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 October 2013
    Leeds should look again at benefits of Supertram
  100. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 October 2013
    Engineering advances may outdate trolleybus
  101. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 October 2013
    Comparing Leeds with Lyon is disingenuous
  102. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 October 2013
    Little support for trolleybus
  103. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 October 2013
    I’ll join protest at trolleybus
  104. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 October 2013
    We’ll get no benefit
  105. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 October 2013
    Let’s escape the Time Warp
  106. Yorkshire Evening Post – 18 October 2013
    How will NGT plans affect us?
  107. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 October 2013
    Building NGT route will wreak economic havoc
  108. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 October 2013
    Means test our bloated council
  109. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 October 2013
    Where will £73 million for trolleybus come from?
  110. Yorkshire Evening Post – 2 October 2013
    Viaduct walk beats NGT
  111. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 September 2013
    Can’t see wood for the trees…
  112. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 September 2013
    Council should admit mistake
  113. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 September 2013
    Why not trial scheme first?
  114. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 September 2013
    Trolleybus scheme too costly and disruptive
  115. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 September 2013
    Stop destructive plans by using rechargeable buses
  116. Yorkshire Evening Post – 18 September 2013
    Tracking city’s past troubles
  117. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 September 2013
    Trolleybus’s French lessons
  118. Yorkshire Evening Post – 13 September 2013
    Why underground rail must replace trolleybus
  119. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 August 2013
    Putting HS2 on the expenses
  120. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 August 2013
    Taking a worldly view of transport systems
  121. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 August 2013
    Why do we need the Trolleybus?
  122. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 August 2013
    Trolleybus scheme will be damaging to Leeds
  123. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 August 2013
    Trolleybus has to be resisted
  124. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 July 2013
    Trolleybus scheme an issue of human rights
  125. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 July 2013
    ‘Super council’ would cost us a lot of money
  126. Yorkshire Evening Post – 18 July 2013
    Public consultation on trolleybus meaningless
  127. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 July 2013
    Modern trams are the way forward for Leeds
  128. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 July 2013 –
    80 per cent of city missing out
  129. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 July 2013
    Integrate bus and trolleybus
  130. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 July 2013
    They’re off their trolley to think it’s the future
  131. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 July 2013
    Urban heritage is not just about buildings
  132. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 July 2013
    Business and the trolleybus
  133. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 July 2013
    Well served with public transport
  134. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 July 2013
    Trolleybus cables will spoil a suburban route
  135. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 July 2013
    Double decker fear with NGT
  136. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 July 2013
    The car still rules supreme
  137. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 July 2013
    Blighting more than it benefits
  138. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 July 2013
    Trolleybus won’t make public transport better
  139. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 July 2013
    Parking bugbear
  140. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 July 2013
    Stop thinking of past failures
  141. Yorkshire Evening Post – 2 July 2013
    Put Leeds first
  142. Yorkshire Evening Post – 1 July 2013
    Reasons why trolleybus won’t be good for Leeds
  143. Yorkshire Evening Post – 1 July 2013
    Old rails or wide roads needed
  144. Yorkshire Evening Post – 26 June 2013
    Saving on lights for trolleybus
  145. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 June 2013
    Council tax rise and the trolleybus
  146. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 June 2013
    Leeds needs rapid transit
  147. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 June 2013
    Widespread anger on route
  148. Yorkshire Evening Post – 19 June 2013
    Weak case for trolleybus
  149. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 June 2013
    Council must listen to wishes
  150. Yorkshire Evening Post – 13 June 2013
    Weak NGT case
  151. Yorkshire Evening Post – 11 June 2013
    Let residents decide on NGT
  152. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 June 2013
    Overhead wires are disliked
  153. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 June 2013
    Go for ambition
  154. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 June 2013
    30 years of waiting for a Leeds Metro system
  155. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 June 2013
    Trolleybus facts
  156. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 May 2013
    Trolleybus route brings another threat to bus stops
  157. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 May 2013
    Radical move
  158. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 May 2013
    Trolleybus bill
  159. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 May 2013
    Councillors on NGT ego trip
  160. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 May 2013
    Trolleybus just for tiny city area
  161. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 May 2013
    Trolleybus debt
  162. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 May 2013
    Trolleybuses and trams will soon be out of date
  163. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 May 2013
    NGT is only the third best option for Leeds
  164. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 May 2013
    Trolleybus fears disregarded
  165. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 May 2013
    A political move
  166. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 May 2013
    Millions squandered on “white elephant” scheme
  167. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 May 2013
    The trolleybus millions
  168. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 May 2013
    Hydrogen fuel
  169. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 May 2013
    The folly buses
  170. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 May 2013
    Batteries might be the solution for bus travel
  171. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 May 2013
    Scheme is a waste of money
  172. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 April 2013
    “No” to trolleybus
  173. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 April 2013
    Trolleybus is deeply flawed
  174. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 April 2013
    Uneconomic and inflexible
  175. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 April 2013
    Lack of ambition
  176. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 April 2013
    Trees for chop
  177. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 April 2013
    Danger to pupils
  178. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 April 2013
    School grounds
  179. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 April 2013
    Trolleybus cash must go to different scheme
  180. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 April 2013
    Spending £250 million to save three minutes
  181. Yorkshire Evening Post – 19 April 2013
    Trees will be ruined forever by folly bus
  182. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 April 2013
    Trolleybus route trees need not face the chop
  183. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 April 2013
    Opposition is growing to trolleybus scheme
  184. Yorkshire Evening Post – 2 April 2013
    Trolleybus plan needs re-think
  185. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 March 2013
    Civic pride before a fall
  186. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 March 2013
    Desperate for a quality local transport system
  187. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 March 2013
    Project on track to be a loser
  188. Yorkshire Evening Post – 18 March 2013
    Trolleybuses a backward step
  189. Yorkshire Evening Post – 13 March 2013
    Leeds could get Geneva’s cables
  190. Yorkshire Evening Post – 13 March 2013
    Trolleybus system will bring us no advantages
  191. Yorkshire Evening Post – 11 March 2013
    Swiss looking to go wireless
  192. Yorkshire Evening Post – 11 March 2013
    Trolleybus will need a large contingency fund
  193. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 March 2013
    Future lies in hybrid buses
  194. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 March 2013
    Planners are off their trolley
  195. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 March 2013
    Huge risks in untried system
  196. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 February 2013
    This trolleybus “vanity project” must be axed
  197. Yorkshire Evening Post – 26 February 2013
    Seven sins of trolleybus
  198. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 February 2013
    £250m to save a few minutes
  199. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 February 2013
    Trolleybus is a stupid idea
  200. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 February 2013
    Lack of debate on the trolleybus pros and cons
  201. Yorkshire Evening Post – 8 February 2013
    Expensive trolleybuses won’t solve congestion
  202. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 January 2013
    No NGT assurance over maintaining bus routes
  203. Yorkshire Evening Post – 28 January 2013
    Residents quality of life must not diminish
  204. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 January 2013
    Good cyclists can go faster than planned trolleybus
  205. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 January 2013
    Scheme should be scrapped
  206. Yorkshire Evening Post – 25 January 2013
    On wrong track
  207. Yorkshire Evening Post – 21 January 2013
    Moor reasons for a battle
  208. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 January 2013
    No value in a trolleybus revival
  209. Yorkshire Evening Post – 17 January 2013
    NGT fares should be in line with local bus fares
  210. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 January 2013
    Go for more imaginative solution than trolleybus
  211. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 January 2013
    Transport’s future
  212. Yorkshire Evening Post – 14 January 2013
    Trolleybus fares
  213. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 January 2013
    Trams on rail line
  214. Yorkshire Evening Post – 12 December 2012
    We can’t afford it
  215. Yorkshire Evening Post – 11 December 2012
    Not so super system
  216. Yorkshire Evening Post – 11 December 2012
    Bendybuses will add to congestion
  217. Yorkshire Evening Post – 7 December 2012
    Trams predated the trolleybus
  218. Yorkshire Evening Post – 5 December 2012
    We’re better off without NGT plan
  219. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 December 2012
    Capital advice on trolleybuses
  220. Yorkshire Evening Post – 4 December 2012
    Mono rail option
  221. Yorkshire Evening Post – 30 November 2012
    Scrap trolleybus
  222. Yorkshire Evening Post – 27 November 2012
    Go big on transport with Supertram top priority
  223. Yorkshire Evening Post – 26 November 2012
    Ambitious leeds transport projects can be delivered
  224. Yorkshire Evening Post – 15 November 2012
    Shifting blame
  225. Yorkshire Evening Post – 12 November 2012
    Use the funding to build tram system
  226. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 November 2012
    Chance for Metro
  227. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 November 2012
    Buses v trams
  228. Yorkshire Evening Post – 3 November 2012
    Tram system argument is completely off the rails
  229. Yorkshire Evening Post – 29 October 2012
    Improving bus system would cut journey times
  230. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 October 2012
    Not saved by wires
  231. Yorkshire Evening Post – 23 October 2012
    Restore city’s tram network
  232. Yorkshire Evening Post – 22 October 2012
    Time to stand up and be counted
  233. Yorkshire Evening Post – 20 October 2012
    We’ve got clear aims for city’s transport system
  234. Yorkshire Evening Post – 18 October 2012
    No conspiracy against Leeds
  235. Yorkshire Evening Post – 16 October 2012
    Let’s get moving
  236. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 October 2012
    Tram-trains were practical solution
  237. Yorkshire Evening Post – 9 October 2012
    Transport targets must be realistic
  238. Yorkshire Evening Post – 6 October 2012
    Go underground for transport
  239. Yorkshire Evening Post – 24 September 2012
    Costly alternative
  240. Yorkshire Evening Post – 10 August 2012
    Underground transport cheaper than you think