TfWM signs deal with Vodafone to improve the region’s transport

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), West Midlands 5G (WM5G) and Vodafone have signed an agreement to work together to improve travel around the region. The partnership is already discussing projects where the 5G-new superfast mobile phone network technology-can potentially improve transport and support congestion and emissions reductions, and help the region’s post coronavirus economic recovery […]

Government to commit to £5bn spend on infrastructure

The Government is to commit to a massive £5 billion spend on infrastructure including funding for 29 major road projects, including upgrade for the A15 in the region as well as £96 million to accelerate investment in town centres and high streets on further transport projects and improvements to high streets and parks. The announcement, […]

Leeds introduces EV trials scheme for business

Businesses in Leeds are being offered the chance to use electric vans as part of a City Council zero emissions project. Fleet News reports the Council’s taken delivery of 122 in total – mostly used for property maintenance and civil enforcement – but is keeping 20 kept aside for to local businesses through its new […]

UTG calls for bus funding reform

The Urban Transport Group has issued a briefing paper describing what it says is the need for funding reform for bus services post-Covid. The group, which represents the largest transport authorities in the UK says that as the lockdown is eased, new funding arrangements are needed to cover the additional costs of providing a socially […]


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