Transport funding and bids

We regularly bid for external funding to improve local transport.

Current bid applications

Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme Fund 2018

In spring 2018 the Government announced the Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme (ULEBS). This builds on the success of the Green Bus Fund, which ran from 2009 to 2013 and the Low Emission Bus Scheme which ran from 2015 to 2018.

The ULEBS scheme makes £48m available for local authorities and bus operators in England and Wales through a competitive bidding process.

The bid

Download a copy of the ultra-low emission bus scheme bid [PDF].

This bid seeks to support our vision by providing four electric buses and associated infrastructure. This will enable the continued introduction of ultra-low emission vehicles within Nottinghamshire. 

This bid will encourage increased use of public transport to address air quality issues across Mansfield and Rushcliffe.

Awards are expected to be announced in September 2018.

Successful funding bids

Access Fund bid

The County Council has submitted a successful Access Fund bid to the Department for Transport.

Find out more on the Access Fund page.

Low Emission Bus Scheme Fund 2015

The County Council has submitted a successful Low Emission Bus Scheme bid to the Department for Transport.

Find out more on the Nottsbus ECOnnect page.

Local Transport Plan

Information on our Local Transport Plan funding.

Clean Bus Technology Fund

The County Council has submitted a successful Clean Bus Technology Fund 2018 bid to the Joint Air Quality Unit.

This scheme will allow local bus operators to install retrofit exhaust technology which reduces harmful tailpipe emissions by up to 95%. The funding will see up to 112 buses retrofitted for four local bus operators.

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