In March 2014, we submitted a bid to the Department for Transport (DfT) for extra funding from the Local Sustainable Transport Fund for 2015/16. Our aim is to continue to improve sustainable transport options for commuters, visitors and businesses in Derby, building on the success of the current Better Ways to Work programme (see below).
We have secured £4.922 million from the government's Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) for funding up to March 2015. The LSTF is aimed at encouraging people to cycle, walk and use public transport as well as measures that help manage traffic and congestion and encourage visitors to the city. Our programme, called 'Better Ways to Work', is delivering projects that will help to achieve carbon reductions whilst achieving economic growth in the south east quadrant of Derby.
'Better Ways to Work' is seeking to address two key problems:
The programme will address these problems by:
Derby's business community, partners and public transport operators have shown great enthusiasm for this vital project.
You can use this link to view or download a pdf version of Derby's Local Sustainable Transport Fund Bid.
Contact the Transport Planning team if you have any questions about the Local Sustainable Transport Fund or content of the LSTF bid.
Derby City Council
The Council House