Driving In Birmingham
Traffic and Travel Information
The BBC Birmingham Website provides up-to-date information on roadworks, congestion, road closures, hazards and accidents in Birmingham and the surrounding area.
Roads and Motorways
The Highways Agency maintains, operates and improves the network of trunk roads and motorways in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions. The agency work closely with other transport operators and with local authorities to integrate the trunk road network with the rest of England's roads and other forms of transport.
Their aim is to secure the delivery of an efficient, reliable, safe and environmentally acceptable motorway and trunk road network.
Car Clubs are a great alternative to car ownership.
Birmingham residents are being encouraged to help the city council tackle unscrupulous wheel clampers in the city who operate illegally. More on wheel clampers.
Smarter driving - greener and cheaper
If you drive a car it is likely you could save up to half your fuel costs by following a few simple tips. In the process you would also improve local air quality and reduce the climate change emissions you are causing. The leaflet below provides more information.
Other useful links
Public transport information: www.networkwestmidlands.co.uk
For a copy of Birmingham's Cycling and Walking Map, email: firstname.lastname@example.org