£1.7 Billion Fund Launched to Transform Transport Systems in English City Regions – 8th June 2018 (England)

City regions across England are being invited to bid for funding from the £1.7 billion Transforming Cities Fund to help boost local economies.

The money is a key part of delivering the government’s Industrial Strategy by supporting ambitious and innovative transport projects that will increase productivity and crack down on congestion.

Up to 10 English city regions will then be selected to work with the Department for Transport to co-develop a strong package of proposals. These will focus on improving public and sustainable transport links to centres of employment and driving up productivity.

The fund will support new local transport links, particularly for those struggling to travel between city centres and suburban areas. Proposals will be accepted from local transport authorities outside London who represent a city region with a workday population of around 200,000 or more people.

All bids should be submitted electronically to TCFproposals@dft.gsi.gov.uk no later than 23.59 on the 8th June 2018.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/apply-for-the-transforming-cities-fund

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