Bus Service Improvement Plan Published

https://www.transportnortheast.gov.uk/enhancedpartnership/   Transport leaders approve region’s Bus Service Improvement Plan   Transport leaders have today (Tuesday 26 October) approved the region’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) at a meeting of […]

Regional collaboration sees staged economic recovery plan agreed

Regional collaboration sees staged economic recovery plan agreed A staged economic recovery plan prepared by the North East COVID-19 Economic Response Group has secured region-wide support as leaders look to […]

North East transport chiefs urge Chancellor to commit to upgrading the East Coast Main Line

The body responsible for transport in the North East has urged the Chancellor to commit to upgrading the East Coast Main Line when drawing up next month’s Budget. Councillor Martin […]

North East transport chiefs welcome HS2 announcement

The body responsible for transport in the North East has welcomed the Government’s announcement that HS2 will go ahead – but said urgent investment was needed in the East Coast […]

North East transport chiefs send Christmas ‘wish-list’ to Government

The body responsible for transport in the North East has sent its Christmas ‘wish-list’ to the Government urging ministers to move transport in the region forward. Councillor Martin Gannon, Chair […]

NECA Declares a Climate Emergency

The North East Combined Authority (NECA) has formally declared a climate emergency.   The declaration was made after a motion was agreed at the combined authority’s Leadership Board meeting today […]

Transport spending in North East ‘getting worse, not better’ according to transport chiefs

19 August 2019 The body responsible for transport in the North East has slammed new planned spending figures as “woeful” and called on the Government to properly fund transport infrastructure […]

North East launches £377 million bid to transform sustainable travel

18 June 2019 An ambitious £377 million bid to transform the way people travel around the North East was today confirmed by two of the region’s combined authorities. A new […]