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Links between public health and transport strengthened in the North East
For this first time in the North East, transport bodies are working directly with public health professionals to create impactful transport strategies with the health and wellbeing of local people at the forefront, thanks to a one-year placement organised by the Public Health Specialty Training Programme and Transport North East
Public asked to pledge to travel sustainably at least once a week
People in the North East will be encouraged to switch one car journey a week to public transport, walking, cycling or wheeling and for people who don’t have access to a car to continue travelling sustainably, as outlined in a new modal shift strategy – Making the Right Travel Choice.
Re-opening of the Leamside Line takes a step forward as business case published for Metro services to Washington
Cross-party North East politicians and regional business leaders have come together to call upon the Government to invest in North East infrastructure by supporting the
MPs and leaders back £19.5m bid to boost low carbon transport
North East MPs and transport leaders are backing a new £19.5m bid to decarbonise transport in the North East through the delivery of new electric buses and Electric Vehicle (EV) charging facilities for local people.
City train station demolished
SUNDERLAND’S much-maligned train station has vanished from the city skyline, as work is set to start on construction of a stunning new city welcome point.
North East welcomes PM’s pledge to build Northern Powerhouse Rail in full
North East leaders have welcomed the Government’s commitment to build Northern Powerhouse Rail, after it was included in a new list of accelerated infrastructure schemes announced in last week’s mini-budget.