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Birmingham’s Car Free School scheme extends across the city
Coinciding with World Car-free Day (Friday 22 September) Birmingham City Council has added a further three schools to its Car Free School Streets (CFSS) initiative, now totalling 20 schools.
Car Free School Streets are springing-up around Birmingham
Colmore Junior and Infant School is one in the next round of Birmingham schools that will benefit from a Car Free School Street, this Easter.
Car Free School Streets scheme to go live
A pilot scheme which will see roads around six Birmingham schools closed to motorised traffic at the start and end of the school day is set to launch on Monday (23 September).
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.
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.
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.
Average speed camera plan for Middleway corridor
Plans are being drawn up to install average speed enforcement cameras along a stretch of road in Birmingham where six people lost their lives last year.
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.
Bids to Young Active Travel Trust invited
Organisations with ideas on how to encourage parents and pupils to reduce school car journeys are being invited to bid for funds from the Birmingham Young Active Travel Trust.