Newcastle City Futures is working with North East company ProxiSmart and NE1 to develop an app for Newcastle that allows drivers to gain parking credits when they spend money in local shops. The partners are also interested in extending this model to public transport use.

Academic Lead Mark Tewdwr-Jones


  • Academia: Newcastle University
  • Government: Newcastle City Council, North East Combined Authority
  • Business: NE1; ProxiSmart