Roads, travel and parking news
Draft sustainable parking strategy set for consultation
A new draft strategy designed to manage parking in Birmingham in order to create a more efficient and sustainable transport network is set to go out to public consultation.
A34 Perry Barr highway improvement scheme
Cabinet will be asked to approve the full business case for the A34 Perry Barr highway improvement scheme when it meets on 15 October 2019.
Joint statement from Birmingham City Council and Amey plc
The following is a joint statement from Birmingham City Council and Amey plc:
Perry Barr highways scheme consultation extended
A consultation into planned highway infrastructure improvements in Perry Barr has been extended by two weeks.
Joint statement from Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council regarding Clean Air Zone delays
The introduction of the UK’s first Clean Air Zones is to be significantly postponed due to a Government delay in delivering digital systems required to make the zones operational and enforceable.
A34 and A38 cycle routes officially opened
The latest segregated cycle route delivered as part of the Birmingham Cycle Revolution (BCR) programme has been completed and is now open for use.
Section of A38 Aston Expressway to become paved park for Car Free Day
A section of the iconic A38 Aston Expressway is to be converted into a paved park for International Car Free Day on September 22.
Think BLUE, let cyclists through: Birmingham Cycle Revolution A34 cycle route now open
The first of two fully segregated cycle routes in Birmingham is now open for use.
Government approval for Birmingham Clean Air Zone plans
Birmingham City Council’s plan for a Clean Air Zone to help tackle the problem of air pollution in the city has received Government approval.
Ashted Circus improvement scheme completed
The completion of works to improve a major Birmingham junction has been marked with an opening ceremony.
Have your say in the Birmingham Bus Survey
People who travel in Birmingham are being invited to take part in a survey which seeks to better understand why they do – or don’t – use the bus.
Average speed cameras installed on Middleway corridor
Motorists are being advised that average speed cameras have been installed along a stretch of the A4540 Middleway corridor.
Dartmouth Circus works set to begin
Work to carry out essential maintenance and improvements to one of Birmingham’s busiest road junctions is set to begin next week.
Council secures further £1.3m boost for cycle and pedestrian improvements
Plans are being drawn up for further safety measures to benefit cyclists and pedestrians at an Edgbaston junction after Birmingham City Council successfully bid for £1.3 million of Government funding.
Work under way on new A38 cycle route
Work is now under way on a new high-quality cycle route linking Selly Oak and the University of Birmingham with the city centre, via the A38.
Gritters on call as overnight temperatures set to plummet
Birmingham’s gritters are set for their first call-out of the season this weekend as overnight temperatures are forecast to drop below freezing.
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.
Eurostar arrives in Brum as training for National College for High Speed Rail
Birmingham today welcomed a symbol of the city's and region’s future employment prospects with the delivery of a newly refurbished Eurostar power car.
Hydrogen buses coming to the city
Cleaner, greener buses will be coming to Birmingham after £3milllion was awarded to a city council-led partnership project by the Department for Transport and the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles