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Swift Card teams up with Google Pay

West Midlands Metro has become the first public transport service in the UK to allow passengers to buy and save a ticket on their smartphone using Google Pay. Available to the first...

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...

Plans for new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses

Plans to use new powers for tackling anti-social behaviour on buses in the West Midlands, will be considered by the West Midlands Combined Authority on Friday (11/01). If approved, Transport for the...

Channel 4 confirms Birmingham is on the final shortlist to be the broadcaster’s new...

Channel 4 has this afternoon (23/07) confirmed Birmingham is on the final shortlist to be the broadcaster’s new national HQ. The broadcaster has selected Birmingham along with Greater Manchester & Leeds as...
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Public consultation launched on proposed transfer of Police and Crime Commissioner role to Mayor’s...

Members of the public are invited to have their say on proposals to transfer the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to the office of the Mayor of the West Midlands. Residents,...

Birmingham continues bid to become new home to Channel 4 #WMGeneration

Today sees campaigning for Channel 4 to relocate to the West Midlands reach fever pitch. Creatives from across the region are taking part in ‘Social Media Live Day’ which will feature...

Ambitious plans for cycling in the West Midlands

A regionally co-ordinated cycling strategy with funding targeted at 26 priority routes was backed by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) on Friday (08/02). Ambitious plans, including goals to raise cycling investment...

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...

West Midlands project to teach connected cars the rules of the road

The West Midlands is one of just seven regions worldwide taking part in a new pilot scheme to teach self-driving cars the rules of the road. Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) currently...
Bus in Digbeth, Birmingham

Consultation launched on plans to tackle anti-social behaviour on buses

A consultation has today (04/02) been launched over plans to use new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on the buses in the West Midlands. Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is looking to...

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