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Birmingham Connected Update – Transport & Travel News

Birmingham Connected Update – Transport & Travel News

New cycle lanes Active Travel Funding The West Midlands will receive a further £13m from the Government’s Active Travel Fund to deliver more improvements for…

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New cycle lanes Active Travel Funding

The West Midlands will receive a further £13m from the Government’s Active Travel Fund to deliver more improvements for walking and cycling across the region.

In Birmingham, this means we can further build on projects already delivered and develop some additional measures.

This week we have launched a review of all the Emergency Transport Plan schemes delivered so far. Dudley Road transport improvements

We are planning to improve the A457 Dudley Road to upgrade facilities for pedestrians and cyclists, provide new bus lanes and reduce traffic congestion through junctions.

This is a revised scheme for the Dudley Road, following public feedback, and supports the principles set out in the Emergency Birmingham Transport Plan . Find out more and have your say before the consultation closes on 15 December 2020 . City centre updates

Footway widening We are widening pavements in the Colmore and Retail Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), to help businesses and enable social distancing.Space is being re-allocated from the carriageway to the footway on Temple Row, Temple Row West, Edmund Street and Church Street. Temple Row West will be made one-way from 23 November, with the direction of traffic reversing on Waterloo Street, meaning that vehicles can travel from Colmore Row along Temple Row West and Waterloo Street, and must use Waterloo Street/Bennetts Hill to access Newhall Street. St Chads bus gate Following feedback, we have reviewed the situation around St Chads where we had implemented some changes to traffic movements, as part of the […]

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