Transport schemes in South Yorkshire have been granted £44m to move ahead

The South Yorkshire Combined Authority has confirmed £44 million for transport and infrastructure projects in the region. The programme includes money for the construction of Barnsley’s Market Gate Bridge and road layout changes in Kelham and Neepsend in Sheffield. Funding for new cycle routes and bus lanes in Rotherham was also approved by South Yorkshire’s […]

Olympic champion named as South Yorkshire’s new Active Travel Commissioner

Triple Olympic Champion Ed Clancy OBE has been named South Yorkshire’s new Active Travel Commissioner.  He’s been appointed by South Yorkshire’s Mayor Oliver Coppard to work with him to make South Yorkshire a safer and easier place to walk and cycle.   Ambitious plans are underway to build more than 620 miles of accessible walking […]

Supertram on track for £8.6m upgrade

A £8.6m funding package for South Yorkshire’s Supertram system has been given the green light by local leaders, to pay for urgent renewal work on the tracks and trams. A further £4.3m has been approved to make the case to Government for significant additional investment in Supertram, as parts of the system come to the […]

Rotherham and Sheffield connected by new standard active travel route

A new active travel route has been completed connected Sheffield and Rotherham. Working with partners, including the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority, Rotherham Council is continuing to improve the borough’s 90 miles of cycle infrastructure as part of its Cycling Strategy. The new plans aim to improve provision so that everyone, of all abilities, can […]

South Yorkshire Combined Authority bids for next phase of active travel schemes

The South Yorkshire Combined Authority has submitted a Countywide bid totalling £11.5 million for the next phase of active travel schemes.  Of the total, Sheffield is aiming to receive a £3.5m share of this fund, which they will use to further transform the city’s transport network.  The funding will be used for three schemes, including; […]


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