Thursday, June 13, 2024

Council’s ‘low spend’ on walking, cycling initiatives ­noted

Figures released by the National Transport Authority (NTA) have revealed that almost €4.3m of funding that was made available for walking and cycling infrastructure in Westmeath was not spent in 2021.

“In Westmeath, our County Council was allocated €4.5m for walking and cycling projects for the year 2021. However, according to figures released by the NTA, only €205,038 of this was spent,” said Cllr Louise Heavin, who represents the Athlone-Moate Municipal District.

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