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Have your say on regional active travel strategy
A public consultation is live on the proposed North East Active Travel Strategy – a half a billion-pound plan to revitalise walking, wheeling and cycling in the region.
Region’s active travel plans receive funding boost
The government announced this week that following a successful bid submission last Autumn, the region has been awarded £1.4 million of funding from Active Travel England’s Capability Fund. The funding will be used to drive well thought-through local plans, co-created with the communities who will use them.
Pay less to travel by bus, Metro and ferry this winter with £2 capped fares
Single bus fares in the North East are to be capped at £2 for the winter, in line with a national ‘Help for Households’ government promotion to encourage people back on to public transport.
North East Leaders condemn Northern Rail’s “crippling” closure of Sunderland station during the festive period
North East Leaders have severely criticised Northern Rail’s announcement that Sunderland Station will be closed or operating severely reduced hours until New Year’s Eve.
New strategy aims to ensure half of all short journeys are by active travel
A new region-wide strategy aims to ensure that over half of all short journeys in the North East will be walked, wheeled or cycled by 2035 - good news for the environment, public health and the local economy.
Regional leaders join together for first of its kind transport and health partnership event
On Friday, leaders at Transport North East (TNE) joined forces with academics at Newcastle University and the North East Office for Health Improvements and Disparities (OHID) to host an interactive transport and health workshop for delegates in the North East. The event was led by Dr Susan Kirk and Dr