£29m for Welsh transport schemes
Welsh Transport Minister, Edwina Hart, has also announced nearly £29m funding for transport schemes across Wales. The projects will be aimed at improving safety, creating economic growth and promoting active travel. A total of 38 schemes across 22 local authorities and the development of active travel maps will be funded by £17.6m from the Local Transport Fund.
A total of nearly £5.02m has been allocated to 30 schemes across 20 local authorities through the Safe Routes in Communities fund for walking and cycling routes. Nearly £3.94m will be distributed in grants from the Road Safety Capital fund to 43 schemes across 17 local authorities. All 22 local authorities in Wales receive a share of £1,936,741 from the Road Safety Revenue fund for road safety training programmes.