FOI reference: FOI/18/01798
Date received: 18 June 2018
Date responded: 29 June 2018
The amount committed by the Scottish Government to the Air Quality Fund referenced on page 57 of the Programme for Government; for the amount of money that had been paid out through the Fund has paid out to date; for (if it does not break the cost limits) a list of payees that have received funding from the Fund and for the business case for the Fund.
The information you requested is as follows:
£1.2 million has been committed to the Air Quality Fund in 2018/19. No money has been paid out to date but £719,600 has been awarded. The following table summarises the awards and the projects for which the funding has been awarded.
|Local authority||Project||Awarded (£)|
|Development of a greater city centre Paramics traffic model||200,000|
|Refurbishment of real time bus shelter displays||70,000|
|Contribution to sustainable travel network improvement fund – for footways, off road paths, cycle paths and bus stop infrastructure||25,000|
|Glasgow||On street cycle parking||22,000|
|Contribution to permeable streets programme – small scale infrastructure falling outwith defined budgets e.g. cycle paths||60,000|
|North Lanarkshire||Cross North/South Lanarkshire cycling infrastructure with focus on Raith Interchange||7,500|
|Cycling and walking signage on routes accessing Strathclyde Park||10,000|
|Perth & Kinross||I-Bike continuation||20,000|
|Cycle parking and lockers for public use||12,000|
|Crieff traffic data survey/modelling and air quality modelling||112,000|
|South Lanarkshire||Cross North/South Lanarkshire cycling infrastructure with focus on Raith Interchange||7,500|
|Upgrade to park and ride provision at Lanark bus/rail interchange||50,000|
|East Kilbride cycle network extension||50,000|
|Upgrade and promotion of EV charging infrastructure||25,000|
|Installation of eco-signage in Lanark and Rutherglen||20,000|
The business case for the Air Quality Fund is to support the Cleaner Air for Scotland strategy commitment to make significant progress towards revocation of all Air Quality Management Areas by 2020.
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