North East Active Travel Strategy Public Consultation 2023 - This consultation has now ended

The proposed North East Active Travel Strategy outlines plans for a major package of investments in the North East region’s walking, wheeling and cycling network totalling £500m - including Newcastle upon Tyne. A public consultation is being run by North Tyneside Council. It is live until 5 March 2023, and we would like to hear your views. 

Find out more

You can read about the full consultation including the proposed North East Active Travel Strategy by clicking here: North East Active Travel Strategy 2023. This includes an audio version of the consultation.
If you need this in an alternative format, such as large print, please contact the team running the consultation by calling: 0191 433 2973 or emailing:

Take part in the consultation

You can take part by clicking on this link to fill in an online survey: North East Active Travel Survey.
You can also take part by:
  • Calling us on: 0191 433 2973
  • Email us at:
  • Attending an in-person drop-in event: Please come along to a local drop-in event to find out more about the draft strategy, ask a question or leave your feedback. Drop-ins will be taking place in January and February 2023: 
    • 31 January 2023, 10am-2pm, Community Space, Metrocentre, Gateshead
    • 1 February 2023, 10am-2pm, Clayport Library, Durham
    • 8 February 2023, 10am-2pm, The Word, South Shields
    • 13 February 2023, 10am-2pm, Bishop Auckland Town Hall
    • 14 February 2023, 10am-2pm, Newcastle City Library, Newcastle city centre
    • 15 February 2023, 10am-2pm, Beacon Shopping Centre, North Shields town centre
    • 17 February 2023, 10am-2pm, Wentworth Leisure Centre, Hexham
    • 22 February 2023, 10am-2pm, Sunderland Winter Gardens, Sunderland city centre
    • 28 February, 10am-2pm, Alnwick Community Centre
  • Attending an online consultation events: There will be a number of online events throughout the consultation, which will offer an overview on the proposed strategy and an opportunity for members of the public and stakeholders to ask questions. Each session will provide the same overview presentation, so please register to attend whichever session you find to be most convenient. Online events will take place on Zoom on the following dates:
Please register on Eventbrite if you would like to attend an online session and you will receive a link via email to access the virtual meeting.
If you have any questions or comments please call on: 0191 433 2973 or email :
You can also write to us at: Transport North East, c/o Gateshead Civic Centre, Regent Street
Gateshead, NE8 1HH. 

What happens next

The findings will be published on the Transport North East website: Transport North East. You can also follow us on Twitter at: Transport North East.
To participate, please visit here to read about the full consultation, including the proposed North East Active Travel Strategy and a form for you to complete to give your views: North East Active Travel Strategy 2023

Start Date

05 January 2023

End Date

05 March 2023


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