Up to £5m allocated to Tyne and Wear ITA from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund

The Chair of the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority, Cllr David Wood, said: “The ITA welcome the opportunity to work with DfT over the coming weeks to bid for […]

£5million boost to beat traffic hotspots in Tyne and Wear

Bus passengers and other road users in Tyne and Wear are to benefit from a package of measures that will save them up to one million hours a year from […]

New national high speed rail network

Following the announcement today that Britain will have a national high speed rail network from 2026 the Chair of Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority has released the following statement: […]

New bridge for Sunderland

A proposed new bridge over the River Wear, part of the Sunderland Strategic Corridor project, has been awarded £82.6m from the Department of Transport. The Chair of the Tyne and Wear Integrated […]

Major change proposals for local bus services

The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority has voted to begin a process that could lead to major changes in how local bus services used by 140 million passengers a […]

Major award for innovation and ambition

The organisation that oversees transport provision in Tyne and Wear is celebrating after being named the best in the country. The Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) was named […]

New Metro train colours revealed

Nexus has unveiled the new livery for Metro trains as the first refurbished Metrocar returns to the region after a major refurbishment. Metrocar 4041, the first of 90 to be […]

Full agenda for 22 September released

The agenda for the next Full ITA meeting on 22 September has been released and is available here. Unfortunately – due to an issue with our ‘file servers’ we have […]

Standards and Audit meeting agenda released

The agenda for the Standards and Audit Committee meeting on 16 September is available on the Standards and Audit page, find it through the Committee Meetings menu item.