Chris Ames 06 February 2024

Ministers did not stop LTNs receiving cash

Ministers did not stop LTNs receiving cash image
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Officials have confirmed that last year’s allocation of £200m government funding for cycling and walking excluded low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) because no LTN bid matched funding criteria rather than because ministers had blocked such schemes.

At the time, the Department for Transport (DfT) pointed out that projects awarded cash ‘do not include any low traffic neighbourhood schemes’, adding that local authorities had worked closely with local people to ensure the schemes benefit the community as a whole.

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