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North and north-east cycling and electric transport schemes benefit from £2.3 million fund

10 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

Aberdeen cycling projects, Moray's electric bus service and a Highland car-sharing scheme are among 100 projects sharing a £2.3 million pot to support green transport.
The cash, which comes from the Scottish Government's £80 million active travel budget, aims to cut carbon emissions and improve health by encouraging people to walk, cycle or use public transport.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson said the Smarter Choices, Smarter Places Open Fund - which offers grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 was “creating new opportunities for people to walk and cycle for everyday short...
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