Senior West Midlands officer promises more police average speed cameras

West Midlands police’s Assistant Chief Constable is promising a further rollout of average speed cameras in the region. Birmingham Live reports senior officers are determined to expand the coverage of cameras in the region amid concerns over speeding and dangerous driving. It says Mike O’Hara told a force meeting that speeding was “the main area […]

PCC launches consultation into speed camera fines

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner Simon Foster has launched a s four-week public consultation into whether money collected from fixed penalty notices handed out to motorists should be spent on new enforcement projects in the area where the money is gathered. At present cash raised from fines goes to the Treasury, but the cost […]

New Jenoptik average speed cameras for Solihull

Solihull Council has commissioned new Jenoptik average speed enforcement cameras on the A34 Stratford Road in Shirley. Positioned in the 40mph section of the Stratford Road, between the B4102 Marshall Lake Road and the M42 Motorway junctions, the cameras will monitor the speed of vehicles travelling in both directions. Working in partnership with West Midlands […]

5G funding announced for West Midlands

West Midlands 5G Limited has announced £2.4 million of funding for seven UK-based consortiums to support the development of new connected products and services which it hopes will transform transport across the region. It says the funding competition’s first phase will deliver exciting innovation projects that – if successful – will either provide a use […]

West Mids offers organisations free bike parking

Transport for West Midlands has launched Cycle Parking for Organisations supported by Park That Bike scheme to help organisations across the region with free cycle parking. The scheme aims to encourage more cycling and people to use their bikes to get around by offering to deliver free bike racks to up to 100 businesses, health establishments and community organisations. Applicants […]

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