Ryk Downes new WYITA Chairman

Otley and Yeadon councillor Ryk Downes (Lib-Dem) has taken over from Cllr Chris Greaves as the chairman of the West Yorkshire Integrated Transport Authority. The press statement is available here. Cllr Downes has previously been both the Chair and Deputy Chair as the Conservatives and Lib-Dems as the largest groups on the Metro board alternate the position between each other annually.

WYITA oversees the operation of Metro, who provide tendered bus services and work with Northern Rail to provide rail services in West Yorkshire.

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