Passengers across the UK will benefit from a multi-million pound government investment designed to help councils and bus companies put more environmentally-friendly buses on UK's roads.
Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani announced a £48 million fund for the new aimed at cutting emissions and ensuring cleaner and greener journeys. The new scheme follows the success of the previous . This led to 13 organisations receiving more than £30 million between them – enough to put more than 300 new low-emission buses on the road by 2019.
The programme will see local authorities and operators in England and Wales bid for a share of funds, which they can use to buy hundreds of new ultra-low emission buses as well as the infrastructure to support them. This is part of the UK government’s commitment through its to reducing greenhouse gas emissions across the transport sector.
- Publication date
- 12 April 2018
- Clean and energy-efficient vehiclesCollective passenger transport
- United Kingdom