Randall Ghent

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In response to high demand, Act TravelWise is re-launching TravelWise Week. The week-long campaign will be held at the same time as, and in co-operation with, European Mobility Week (EMW) - 16-22 September 2017. Everyone is invited to get involved - from local authorities and transport operators to businesses, universities and health care providers. It's an opportunity to engage with the public and other partners broadly on the theme of transport and travel. Resources are now available for downloading.

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Pindar Creative has released a mapping portal that enables schools, businesses and local communities in the North East Combined Authority area to produce their own personalised leaflets featuring a site-specific map. The resource was funded by Sustainable Travel Transition Year funding for the North East Combined Authority's Go Smarter programme.

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The Department for Transport published the government's 'Transport Investment Strategy' on 5 July 2017. It sets out the DfT's priorities and approach for future transport investment decisions under the current minority government, aimed at "delivering a stronger, fairer Britain". A spend of £61 billion is planned between 2015/16 and 2020/21 to maintain and upgrade the road and rail network. The full 68-page paper, as well as a summary, can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/transport-investment-strategy

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