Additional funding of up to £52.6 million will help operators cover the expected loss of fare-paying passenger revenue until 17 January 2021.
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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 app will provide instant information about access to buses, trains, car hire, car clubs, bicycle hire, air travel and ferries.
The funding is said to be particularly important with the recent return of schools in Scotland.
Project PACE is a strategic partnership with the Scottish Government and electricity network companies and aims to speed up the roll out of electric vehicle charging hubs.
The Scottish Government is providing additional funding to promote the uptake of e-bikes as lockdown restrictions ease and people begin to travel again.
Temporary free access to bike-share services in Glasgow and Edinburgh has been put in place as COVID-19 lockdown measures ease.
Transport Scotland has produced new COVID-19 travel guidance for passengers and operators, as well as announcing an extra £20 million in funding for the ‘Spaces for People’ active travel initiative.
Over the coming weeks, Edinburgh City Council will be implementing several changes to help support pedestrians and cyclists adhere to physical distancing guidelines.
£10 million is being reallocated from an annual active infrastructure initiative so that participating local authorities do not have to match funding and can promote physical distancing with fast, pop-up solutions.
A collaborative approach has been taken to the development of the document, with more than 60 organisations and 6,500 people contributing.
The CAV Roadmap highlights how Scotland can best benefit from and contribute to the connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) industry in the future.
The Plugged-In Households Grant Fund scheme is said to offer alternatives to car ownership and affordable access to ultra-low emission vehicles.
In a joint project between public transport operators, the National Entitlement Card Programme Office, Young Scot and Transport Scotland, all 16 types of public transport smartcards can now be used between transport modes.