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United Kingdom: Funding under Clean Bus Technology Fund 2017-2019 [free access]

March 1, 2018

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Department for Transport (DfT) established a Joint Air Quality Unit in 2017 to implement plans to improve air quality across the United Kingdom (UK). The Joint Air Quality Unit established the Clean Bus Technology Fund in 2017 to assist transport operators in the transition to low emission buses. The following table provides the details of funds allocated to various transport authorities in the UK.

 

Table: Allocations under the Clean Bus Technology Fund (2017-2019)

Authority

No. of buses

Funding (GBP million)

2017-2018

2018-2019

Transport for London

500

1.5

1.5

Transport for West Midlands

364

1.5

1.5

Nottingham City Council

171

1.5

1.196

Transport for Greater Manchester

170

1.5

1.5

West Yorkshire Combined Authority

156

1.368

1.474

Derby City Council

152

1.5

0.79

Liverpool City Region Combined

149

1.49

1.49

Southampton City Council

145

1.17

1.5

Sheffield City Council

117

0.56

1.386

Nottinghamshire County Council

112

1.373

0

Leicester City Council

109

1.1

1.1

Coventry City Council

104

0

1.5

Oxford City Council

83

0.938

0.724

Bristol City Council

81

1.047

1.16

Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

79

0.828

0.674

Leeds City Council

75

0

1.371

North Tyneside Council

69

0.862

0.339

Essex County Council

60

1.07

0

Newcastle City Council

43

0.18

0.51

South Tyneside Council

29

0.232

0.252

Total

2,768

19.74

19.99

Source: Government of United Kingdom

 

(1 GBP [British Pound] = 1.39 USD)