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 […]

Council leaders call for more local say in how railways are run in North East England

7 May 2019 Council leaders in North East England are demanding to be given a greater say in running local train services in a Government review of the national rail […]

£10million to upgrade transport systems in the North East

13 March 2019 Improvements to cycleways and bus routes are set to appear across the North East thanks to £10 million of funding announced during the Chancellor’s Spring Statement (13th […]

Drivers reminded of new Tyne Tunnel tolls

29 April 2019 Tolls paid by drivers using the Tyne Tunnels are to increase at midnight on Sunday, 12 May. The new tolls will apply to motorists using the tunnels […]

North East wins Government cash for rapid charge points for electric taxis

8 February 2019 The North East has been successful in a £500,000 bid to install rapid electric charge points for taxis and private hire vehicles across the region. The funding […]

Council and business leaders in North East England issue warning  over High Speed 2 plans

14 January 2019 Business and political leaders have issued a call for urgent investment in the East Coast Main Line, without which high speed rail (HS2) risks harming the North […]