Shrewsbury On Your Bike scheme wins £340,000 of Government funding

A bike hire scheme, more rickshaws, cargo bikes and an electric shuttle service will be trialled in Shrewsbury following a successful funding bid. Shrewsbury Big Town Plan Partnership has secured more than £340,000 of UK Government funding for the ‘On Your Bike’ project which will see a range of active travel options coming to the […]

£200 million boost to rollout of hundreds more zero-emission HGVs

The world’s largest fleet of zero emission HGVs will take to UK roads through plans to achieve cleaner air and greener jobs, while helping to keep costs down on consumer goods.   Transport Minister Trudy Harrison has revealed over £200 million of government funding will be injected into an extensive zero emission road freight demonstrator […]

Leeds City Council unsure about transport funding

Leeds City Council is unsure what has happened to £100 million of transport funding that was promised to the council last year. Councillors are unsure whether or not the money had been previously announced. In the integrated rail plan, introduced by transport secretary Grant Shapps last November, £100m was to go towards a future West Yorkshire mass […]

Government funds vital works to restore Hammersmith Bridge to former glory

Ministers have announced a multimillion-pound funding package for vital restoration works to Hammersmith Bridge, as government confirms it will fund one third of the costs to stabilise the structure. The announcement is a landmark moment in the bridge’s history. Almost £3 million will be injected into the project by ministers, so it remains permanently open […]

TfL continues its discussion on funding requirements

Transport for London (TfL) has issued a statement relating to its on-going discussions on Government funding requirements. A Transport for London (TfL) spokesperson said: “We continue to discuss our funding requirements with the Government, who have today indicated their intention to extend our funding support for TfL through until17 December 2021. “There is no UK recovery […]

Government announces next round of funding for air quality projects

Local projects to improve air quality across England will get a £7 million funding boost this year, the government has confirmed, as applications opened for this year’s scheme. At least £1 million of the £9 million available this year will be dedicated to projects to improve public awareness in local communities about the risks of […]


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