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Funding allocated for 10 low-carbon and active-travel projects in Scotland, UK [free access]

September 10, 2020

The Government of Scotland has allocated GBP9.46 million through the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund Round Three to 10 low-carbon and active-travel projects across the country. Of the total funding, GBP7.21 million has been provided through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The fund is expected to aid the green recovery of the country from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

The 10 projects selected are the Westfield Crossing and Active Travel Link by the Falkirk Council; the Electric Bike Share Scheme by the Lochaber Environmental Group; the Huntly Green Travel Hub by the Huntly and District Development Trust; the Coalfield Communities Landscape Partnership Access Project by the East Ayrshire Council; the Transforming Pollok Country Park Project by Glasgow Life; the Gateway to Gigha Project by the Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust; the Renfrewshire Sustainable Travel Project by the Renfrewshire Council: the Speyside Low Carbon Hub Project by the Moray Council; the Ardrossan Low Carbon Hub by the North Ayrshire Council; and the Portlethen Integrated Travel Town by the Aberdeenshire Council.

 

(1 GBP [British Pound] = 1.30 USD)