About us

We provide strategy, planning and delivery services on behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee (NEJTC) and work tirelessly to implement our vision of moving to a green, healthy, dynamic and thriving North East.

Decision Making

Working on behalf of the region’s Combined Authorities to develop strategies and deliver substantial funding for schemes which will change the future of regional transport.

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Join the Big Bus Conversation

We want to hear from people across the North East on how the bus network works or doesn’t work for them, and what we need to do to make buses even better!

Projects & Campaigns

Projects & Campaigns

Delivering Zero Emission Buses in the North East
Delivering Zero Emission Buses in the North East
Transport North East working in partnership with Go North East, Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council has been successful in an Expression of Interest to deliver 73 zero emission buses to the streets of the region. The North East’s Expression of Interest is available here. Transport North East has been invited to prepare a… Read more »
Tyne Pass Scheme at the Tyne Tunnels
Tyne Pass Scheme at the Tyne Tunnels
We are supporting TT2 who are implementing a barrierless open-road tolling scheme at the Tyne Tunnels. The aims of the new scheme are to modernise the payment system, speed up journeys for drivers, and reduce carbon emissions and traffic congestion. Tyne Pass Scheme at the Tyne Tunnels Tyne Pass is set to launch at the… Read more »
North East Bus Partnership
North East Bus Partnership
Our bus network is a vital part of our public transport system which is hugely important to our local economy, society and environment. The region has relatively low car ownership, with around 75% of journeys by bus, so it’s clear that buses have a major role to play. On 15 March 2021, “Bus Back Better:… Read more »
Connected North East: Our Blueprint
Connected North East: Our Blueprint
Our ‘Connected North East: Our Blueprint’ document forms the basis of ongoing discussions with central government about regional transport and digital connectivity post Covid-19.
Active Travel Fund
Active Travel Fund
On behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee (NEJTC), we worked tirelessly to support the growing public need for walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Go Ultra Low North East
Go Ultra Low North East
The Go Ultra Low North East programme aims to raise an awareness of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles or ULEVs, encouraging consumers to consider using electric vehicles (EVs) in the future. We’re also working to develop new fast charging facilities across the region.
Latest News

Latest News

Joint statement on the national driver shortage from Councillor Martin Gannon and Martjin Gilbert
Joint statement on the national driver shortage from Councillor Martin Gannon and Martjin Gilbert
Cllr Martin Gannon, Chair of the North East Joint Transport Committee and Martijn Gilbert, Chair of NEBus, the local bus operators association have issued the
SWARCO Smart Charging goes live with new EV taxi and private hire network in North East
SWARCO Smart Charging goes live with new EV taxi and private hire network in North East
SWARCO Smart Charging and Transport North East have gone live with the latest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, consisting of 10 rapid charging points across
Tyne Tunnels

Tyne Tunnels

Synonymous with the North East and comprising two traffic tunnels and a pedestrian and cyclist tunnel under the River Tyne.

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Transforming Cities

Transforming Cities

Funding capital infrastructure works to deliver benefits to sustainable and public transport users.

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Useful links

Useful links

To help you get started on your journey across the north east.

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