Sustrans Scotland‘s Community Links Programme provides grant funding to local authorities, statutory bodies and educational institutions for the creation of cycle network infrastructure for everyday journeys. It has been running since 2010 and has funded over 400 projects to date. The programme is funded through the Transport Scotland team within the Scottish Government.

Objectives of the Community Links Programme are to:

Encourage people to cycle or use another active travel mode for everyday journeys ,increasing cycling modal share
Meet an identified community need and demand
Link the places people live in with the places they want to get to
Encourage innovation where relevant in new infrastructure solutions to meet the needs of cyclists (and other active travel modes)
Encourage placemaking schemes that evidence future modal shift to cycling and other active travel modes.

For more information and to apply click here. Closing date for applications: 13th February 2015

Source: Sustrans Scotland

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