Swansea Council has obtained Welsh Authorities transport funding, totalling greater than £6 million, which might be invested in enhancements for transport hyperlinks, extra cycle and strolling routes and to extend infrastructure for electrical autos.
32 quick charging stations have already been put in in public automotive parks throughout town and a part of the newest grant (£426,000) will assist pay for one more 44 charging factors at fifteen completely different places in Swansea.
Automobile parks at seaside places together with Port Eynon, Caswell, Langland, Bracelet, Knab Rock and Blackpill will all characteristic two electrical charging factors.
Well-liked neighborhood places together with Uplands, Sketty, Killay and Mumbles can even characteristic charging factors.
Metropolis centre automotive parks can even see extra of the tools put in at Excessive Avenue Multi Storey, the Quadrant, Strand, Recreation Floor and Northampton Lane.
Stuart Davies, Head of Highways and Transportation in Swansea Council, stated: “The rise in electrical charging infrastructure for motorists both already utilizing electrical automobiles or considering of buying one is important as we transfer into an period the place electrical automobiles are rising.
“Our goal is to present confidence to motorists that they will journey across the metropolis freely and simply entry charging factors to maintain them on the transfer.”
Charging hubs are additionally being developed on the deliberate new automotive parks within the metropolis centre as a part of Swansea Central regeneration plans and can embody 25 new charging factors.
Mr Davies added: “It’s vital to take a look at our future regeneration plans and look to include charging amenities from the outset. This funding helps with these future plans.”