says this is the final rise in tolls planned following the New Tyne Crossing.
Paul Fenwick, a project director for the TWITA
, said: "The authority has been sympathetic to the case for motorcyclists to use the Tyne Tunnel without paying a toll, and it agreed at its meeting in August to abolish it for this class of user.
project director Paul Fenwick said: "On January 1, 2014, we move from a transitional arrangement for tolls following the completion of the New Tyne Crossing to the base toll required to fund the project - known as the concession toll.
Just as it's ready to be dissolved, I've discovered that the Tyne and Wear Integrated Transport Authority rejoices in the acronym TWITA
. What a good job it's an authority and not a society - or TWITS.
A night service will also be provided by tunnel operators TT2, assisting TWITA
, for night shift workers who pre-register.
A questionnaire is available online at www.tynepedestrianandcyclisttunnels.co.uk Employers who think their employees may be affected by the closure of the tunnels are also encouraged to contact TWITA
via the tunnels website.
On the Jarrow side at 1pm, Tyne & Wear Integrated Transport Authority (TWITA
) chairman David Wood will cut a special cake to be shared amongst the 100 or so guests, including members of local communities.
The tunnels' owner, the Tyne & Wear Integrated Transport Authority (TWITA
), provided customers with a free bus shuttle service while the lifts were under repair.
CREATIVE Andrew Moffat PROGRESSING From left, Andrew Coapes, technical manager for TT2; Coun Tom Hanson, vice chair of the TWITA
; Nicolas Caille, project managing director from Bouygues Travaux Publics; and engineer Colin Blythman
Ellen hosted the Third World Institute of Theatre Arts Studies (Twitas
) that I organized with Philippine Educational Theatre Arts League (Petal) as a component to be a creative home for Filipino-American artists.