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02/02/2022

£1.3 Million Funding Boost for Community Transport Schemes

The Welsh Government is investing almost £1.3 million to make it easier for people in valley communities and those without access to digital technology to benefit from new and improved public transport, Ministers have announced today.

The two projects, which include the extension of the Fflecsi bus scheme contact centre and the Western Valleys Transport pilot, will not only help improve transport links, connect communities and provide solutions that are accessible to all, but also help tackle the climate emergency - with the introduction of new electric buses and the development of options to travel more actively.   

The Western Valleys Transport Pilot will provide opportunities for people to connect across communities for work, education, health and social activities by developing new and inclusive services whilst improving and making the most of existing investment in active travel and e-bike rental schemes.

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