The City Council has been successful in a £2.2 million bid for European Union (EU) grant funding to deliver transport projects within Brighton & Hove that support or extend the existing Local Transport Plan
The funding from a programme called the CIVITAS initiative (City-VITAlity-Sustainability) sets out to support Urban Transport initiatives through demonstration projects delivered in partnership.
The City Council was selected ahead of approximately 40 other cities who expressed an interest in the project.
The CIVITAS project will provide the City Council with of additional grant funding that will enable the council to invest in a number of small-scale transport related projects over a four year period such as road safety campaigns; school travel planning and a pilot for 10 Electric Vehicle Charging points.
The City Council has been selected along with 5 other cites which will make up the CIVITAS partnership. Alongside Brighton & Hove City Council, the partner cities are Aalborg (Denmark), San Sebastian (Spain), Iasi (Romania), Usti (Czech Republic) and Monza (Italy).
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