Staffordshire receives £286million transport funding boost over seven years

Staffordshire has secured a huge funding boost from central Government for local transport projects which will span a seven-year period. The Local Transport Fund announcement was made this morning, with Staffordshire County Council being allocated nearly £286million from 2025/26 from a national fund of £4.7bn. To mark the announcement today, John Glen MP, Paymaster General […]

New £1.8 million competition launched to support innovative transport solutions

A new £1.8 million competition is opening to support the latest innovative transport solutions as the government seeks to grow the economy while looking at ways to decarbonise transport.  The latest round of funding through the Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) competition has opened today (23 October 2023) and sees an increased available grant amount per […]

Transport for the North welcomes report from the Transport Committee on the IRP

Transport for the North has said it ‘wholeheartedly’ welcomes report from the House of Commons Transport Committee which calls for the government to reassess its plans for rail investment in the North and Midlands. Transformation of the rail network is at the heart of realising the North’s economic potential, of connecting people to opportunities and […]

Full £1.3 billion transport investment programme confirmed for West Midlands as part of CRSTS

The Department for Transport (DfT) has today confirmed a £1.05 billion grant to transform road, bus, rail, tram, cycling and walking infrastructure across to the West Midlands. The City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) money, topped up with local funding, will deliver £1.3 billion investment over the next five years. West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) leaders […]

£48 million investment in highways and transport in Nottinghamshire

A total of £48m will be invested into the highways and transport network throughout Notts for 2021/2022, following the approval of the provisional Highways Capital and Revenue Programme at the Transport and Environment Committee. A further funding announcement is expected by the new administration as well, which will build on the extra £24 million invested […]


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