Transport for West Midlands is urging the Government to help fund a £20 million ‘tap and cap’ smart ticketing system similar to London’s Oyster.
Mayor for the West Midlands Andy Street is calling on the Government to grant more powers so the region has more control over its regional transport.
TfWM will invest £260 million as part of its new Starley Network that will establish 500 miles of cycling and active travel routes across the region.
More than 300 kilometres of roads in the West Midlands are being prepared to trial connected and autonomous vehicles for a new future mobility test environment.
Bus drivers and train conductors are among frontline transport staff now being tested for coronavirus in the West Midlands.