It has been announced that Sunderland is among 10 areas in the country which could benefit from a slice of £840million Government cash to improve transport links.
This is welcome news – as urgent action is needed to address the North’s outdated transport network.
In Sunderland we have taken steps to improve our road systems, with the aim of it delivering economic benefits. However, more is still needed.
For some years the Government has underfunded transport in the North East. This move, if successful, would help to redress the situation.
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