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North East awarded £17.9m in funding for active travel
The North East has received £17.9m in funding from the Active Travel Fund to invest in the region’s walking and cycling network – the largest allocation in the country.
North east response to BSIP funding announcement
Tobyn Hughes, Managing Director, Transport North East, said: “This announcement is great news for the region.
Major traffic signals upgrade planned for the North East￼
The North East is set to benefit from a series of traffic signals upgrades on major bus routes across the region.
Covid-19 impact on transport budget will lead to reduced funding for buses and higher bills for councils without Government support, transport leaders warn
Transport leaders are set to consider a transport budget that will see cuts to public transport funding in Tyne and Wear and an increase in costs to Tyne and Wear councils, because of the impact of Covid-19 on public transport usage.