The future of any city-region depends on the best transport networks to allow its people to move around easily, to smooth the wheels of business, to let the streets breathe.
Nexus is pursuing four major programmes aimed at improving public transport in Tyne and Wear. Click on the titles below to read more about these:
The Bus Strategy, a programme to deliver the Integrated Transport Authority's aims of arresting the fall in bus passenger numbers, improving accessibility and providing greater value for public spending.
Smart Ticketing, a programme to bring the whole of North East England a single smart technology for transport, education and other local services, in partnership with local councils and transport companies.
Metro: all change modernisation, a £385m programme to secure the future of the light rail system for future decades, while improving the passenger experience.
Go Smarter, a programme of schemes in Tyne and Wear delivered in partnership with local councils and other agencies, aimed at encouraging more people to choose sustainable transport, helping reduce congestion and meet environmental targets.