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Bus lane enforcement cameras set to go live

The next phase of bus lane enforcement cameras are set to go live in Birmingham – with a clear warning to motorists: cross the line, pay the fine. Bus lane cameras will be located along the B4128 in Bordesley Green, A5127 and A38 Lichfield Road and Tyburn Road, and on the A441 Pershore Road. Bus […]

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Bids to Young Active Travel fund being welcomed

Organisations with ideas on how to encourage parents and pupils to reduce school car journeys are being invited to bid for funds from the Birmingham Young Active Travel Trust. The charity, established by the city council last year, aims to encourage pupils and parents to adopt more sustainable ways of getting to and from school […]

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Wheels set in motion for bus lane cameras

By on 18/01/2017 in Cabinet, Cllr Stacey, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet is to set the wheels in motion for the next phase of bus lane enforcement cameras in Birmingham. A report due to go before cabinet members on January 24 asks them to approve a full business case for the scheme, which will see cameras installed to enforce bus lanes on Lichfield Road, Tyburn Road […]

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Slower is safer in the city centre

Anne Shaw, Assistant Director for Transportation and Connectivity at Birmingham City Council, blogs on the plan to introduce 20mph limits to most roads in and around the city centre, with work starting today (May 16)…

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Birmingham Cycle Revolution update – January 2016

By on 26/01/2016 in Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Work has started on the on-road improvements being delivered as part of the Birmingham Cycle Revolution scheme with the aim of making cycling an everyday way to travel in the city

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Longbridge Connectivity Scheme set for green light

By on 02/12/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A scheme to improve transport links in Longbridge is expected to be given the go-ahead by Birmingham City Council’s cabinet. The Longbridge Connectivity Scheme aims to improve journey times by reducing congestion, as well as improving the experience of rail passengers and enhancing the way transport is integrated. It also aims to create employment opportunities […]

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Making it easier to cycle as a commuter

By on 03/11/2015 in Blog, Cllr Trickett, News with 0 Comments

Cllr Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for Sustainability, blogs on the success of the Top Cycle Location project, as the first phase of the scheme is completed… Much has said and written about the Birmingham Cycle Revolution scheme since the city council landed its first grant from central government in 2013. Those that are aware of […]

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Document sets out key transport projects for city

By on 13/03/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A document setting out the transport and connectivity projects implemented in Birmingham over the next six years is set to be approved by cabinet. Councillors are being recommended to approve the Programme Definition Document (PDD) which sets out the Local Growth Fund (LGF) programme of projects which will be developed in Birmingham between now and […]

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Ring road improvement works go ahead

By on 25/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

A works programme designed to improve the flow of traffic at some of Birmingham’s busiest road junctions is due to start in March. The improvements package – part-funded by central government – focuses on improving the flow of traffic on Birmingham’s ring road.  It is being delivered as part of the city council’s Birmingham Connected […]

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East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth launched

By on 24/02/2015 in Cllr Ali, Cllr Holbrook, Leader with 0 Comments

A strategy aimed at regenerating east Birmingham and improving opportunities for the area’s residents has today been launched. The East Birmingham Prospectus for Growth sets out the commitment of Birmingham City Council to deliver positive change through employment and skills, improving connectivity, and delivering growth. Sir Albert Bore, leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “These […]

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