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 Transport Authority, Cllr Davie Wood, who has supported the bid, said: “This is great news for the people of Sunderland and for residents across Tyne […]

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 year are planned and delivered. The Authority has begun work to develop a Quality Contract Scheme (QCS), which would represent the biggest change to the […]