New images of planned £100m Liverpool Baltic station revealed

New images of the £100m Liverpool Baltic station scheme have been revealed – showing how the new rail link will look in the heart of one of the city region’s fastest growing areas. The new station is one of four planned by recently re-elected Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram, who has committed to completing […]

Report finds residents want more money spent on ‘active travel’ schemes

A majority of residents in the Liverpool City Region want to move money currently spent on road building to fund more infrastructure that helps people walk, wheel, cycle or use public transport, according to a new report by the charity Sustrans with The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. The Liverpool City Region Walking and Cycling […]

Mayor announces £10m fund to expand electric vehicle charging across the Liverpool City Region

More than £10m is being committed to increase the number of electric vehicle charging points across the Liverpool City Region, Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced. The funding, secured by the Mayor and Combined Authority, will be used to improve and expand the region’s on-street charging network helping households without private driveways or off-street parking – including people […]

Liverpool City Region welcomes 20 new hydrogen buses

A new fleet of 20 zero-emission buses have been launched in the Liverpool City Region this week, following driver testing and training on the roads. The hydrogen-powered buses start their first passenger journeys on the 10A route from St Helens bus station to Liverpool city centre. The busiest route in the city region, it will […]

Liverpool City Region announce £1.4m active travel funding

Plans to improve cycling and walking in the Liverpool City Region have been given a boost thanks to a fresh injection of funding. Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that a new pot of £1.4m funding will help to pay for a variety of active travel projects. This will include detailed local route […]

Tens of millions of pounds to be spent completing transport projects in Liverpool

Tens of millions of pounds are to be spent getting some of Liverpool’s major transport network projects across the line including the much maligned Lime Street development. Half a dozen schemes across the city, including completion of the significant upgrades in and around Liverpool’s main train station, will be advanced through funding secured by the […]

£1.6m funding set to boost active travel in Liverpool

Approval for a £1.6m funding boost designed to improve walking and cycling options in Liverpool will be sought at a cabinet meeting next week. The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has confirmed that through funding provided to the City Region from the Department for Transport (DfT), Liverpool will receive a further £1.605m in capital funding for […]


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