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West Midlands Combined Authority approve £70 fine for fare dodgers on Midland Metro

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has today (08/12) approved plans introduce a £70 penalty charge for passengers travelling on the Midland Metro without a ticket. Members of WMCA gave their backing to...

Change Into Action launches to help people sleeping rough in Birmingham.

An alternative giving campaign is launched today (08/12) to help people sleeping rough in Birmingham. Change Into Action is a pilot scheme, initially in Birmingham, with the potential to expand across the...

Midland Metro extension gets the go-ahead thanks to £250m government funding. 

Prime Minister Theresa May was in Birmingham on Monday (21/11) as news broke of £250m government funding for transport infrastructure. The money, from the Transforming Cities Fund, signals the go-ahead for the...

West Midlands Combined Authority gets £5.84m to help keep traffic moving.

Improved roads, reduced congestion and better journey times are the target in a £5.84m programme of improvements underway across the West Midlands. The work is being done on behalf of the West...

Deborah Cadman OBE named as Chief Executive of the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).

Deborah will play a key role in turning the region’s devolution deal with central government into reality, including working with Andy Street who was elected as the first West Midlands Mayor...

New Mayor and combined authority back bid to host Commonwealth Games

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), with new Mayor Andy Street at its helm, issued an emphatic endorsement today (Friday May 12) of Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The...

Have YOUR say on £3.4bn of new transport schemes being built over coming decade.

The public is being asked to give its views on a transport blueprint that will see £3.4 billion of tram extensions, new suburban rail lines, cycle routes and motorway improvements built...


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