The Liverpool City Region is once again bucking the national trend with rising bus passenger numbers, coupled with high satisfaction ratings from users.
The fund supports renewable energy projects and his ambition for a zero-carbon city region by 2040.
Steve Rotheram called for central government to take more action to address air quality.
Nearly £500,000 of funding has been approved to develop green bus corridors and the city region’s cycling and walking network.
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has officially declared 2019 as the Year of Action on the Environment.
Work is set to begin on the first phase of a 600km network of cycling and walking routes across the Liverpool City Region.
Merseytravel and bus operator Stagecoach have recently ran a two month trial of fully electric, zero emission buses.
The new task force will make recommendations to progress action to tackle poor air quality in our city region.