I started this week on a positive note by attending the launch of the Midland Hub at Birmingham Council House. It’s a plan to improve rail services across the region with more routes and increased frequency. Not entirely a new idea, I remember a version in the mid-90s when a young Councillor McCabe chaired Birmingham’s TransportContinue reading All Aboard the Midland Hub Express
I’ve received lots of comments about Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs), the experimental traffic schemes which Birmingham, like other councils, are trying. They designate areas, often one or two streets, as no car zones. They have enthusiastic supporters and immediate beneficiaries are often keen. Less happy are those who have diverted traffic forced onto their roads.Continue reading Can’t afford to be anti-car
Steve has written to Managing Director of National Express UK Bus, Mr Paul Thomas, calling for plans to scrap the 27 bus route to be abandoned.