Multi-million pound transport schemes in Somerset get Government funding

Major improvements to the A38 northern corridor heading into Bridgwater are a step closer today after Government approved a £10 million funding bid.  Money from the Treasury’s Levelling Up fund will help pay for more than £3.4 million worth of cycling and walking infrastructure along the entire corridor as well as a remodelled Dunball junction […]

Budget brings more money for transport but mixed messages for roads

A five-year, £5.7 billion funding investment for City Region Sustainable Transport Settlements was confirmed in yesterday’s Budget, to fund projects such as the Sheffield Supertram renewal and the Wednesbury to Brierley Hill metro extension in the West Midlands. But there was a £24 billion announced for strategic roads investment from 2020 to 2025, less than […]

English city regions to get £6.9bn for public transport investment

English city regions are on track to receive nearly £7bn to improve public transport in this week’s Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak will commit £6.9bn towards train, tram, bus and cycle projects when he sets out his spending plans on Wednesday. Greater Manchester, the West Midlands and West Yorkshire are among the regions that will benefit, […]


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