The more than half a million pounds of funding will help some of Scotland’s most vulnerable benefit from the use of e-bikes.
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The funding aims to support the green recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, whilst improving air quality and supporting the introduction of Low Emission Zones in Scotland’s four biggest cities.
The Scottish Government is providing additional funding to promote the uptake of e-bikes as lockdown restrictions ease and people begin to travel again.
The Plugged-In Households Grant Fund scheme is said to offer alternatives to car ownership and affordable access to ultra-low emission vehicles.
The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is set to invest £13.25 million in the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund across Scotland, a significant increase in funding from previous years.
Transport for Scotland has made £500,000 available as part of the Plugged-In Households Grant Fund for on-demand electric vehicles through car share clubs.
Using electric cargo bikes to fulfil last-mile deliveries will help reduce congestion, pollution and the number of people who rely on privately-owned vehicles.
The Clean Air Plan from Uber is dedicated to reducing pollution across the capital, making the city a healthier place for residents and visitors.