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Essex County Council is pleased to announce that two bids have been submitted to the Rural Mobility Fund organised by the Department of Transport.
The Rural Mobility Fund has two key objectives;
The total funding available is £20 million and each project can bid for between £0.5 million and £1.5 million. Further information on the fund is available on the GOV.uk website.
The two proposed schemes that Essex County Council seeks funding for are both digitally based (similar to an Uber Pool service), flexible and would be delivered using fully-electric minibuses:
Both incorporate use of the UK’s first Electric Forecourt on the outskirts of Braintree District Council and would proudly promote it’s green and sustainable credentials.
Full copies of the bids submitted, including maps, tables and letters of support are available in the document section below.
South Braintree D-DRT Application - (PDF)
South Braintree D-DRT Annexes 1-4 - (PDF)
South Braintree D-DRT Letters of Support - (PDF)
Central Essex Square D-DRT Application Form - (PDF)
Central Essex Square D-DRT Annexes 1-4 - (PDF)
Central Essex Square D-DRT Letters of Support - (PDF)
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