Key announcements

Our council tax and benefits online systems and forms may be unavailable on Saturday 21 May between 8am and 2pm due to planned maintenance. Details of how to offer support to Ukraine residents fleeing war, and where to find information and advice are on our City of Sanctuary webpage

Review of Active Travel measures in 2020

In November 2020, we launched an official review of the various emergency transport measures that were introduced as the city emerged from the first national lockdown.

Last year we delivered £1.6 million of pop-up temporary transport schemes in tight timescales as part of Birmingham’s low carbon, emergency response to Covid-19,

These included

This review looked at all the trial schemes to assess their impact and effectiveness to help decide whether they should be made permanent, modified or removed.

You can read the full review, technical review and the consultation report:

We are already using the findings of this review to build on the work which took place last year.

We will be consulting with communities and businesses continually throughout 2021 to shape this work, keeping measures in place where appropriate and introducing new schemes to help reduce traffic and make walking and cycling easier and safer across the city.

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