Transport minister Rachel Maclean has been shown how more than three million pieces of data a day from the West Midland’s road network is helping reduce congestion.
Birmingham City Council has launched a vehicle scrappage and travel credit scheme ahead of the opening of its clean air zone (CAZ) on June 1.
Plans for a gigafactory at Coventry Airport will be drawn up to build batteries for electric cars, following approval from Coventry councillors.
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has updated its transport plans to put a greater focus on meeting the goal of a carbon neutral West Midlands by 2041.
West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has approved a new green recovery plan that includes boosting the transition to electric vehicles and introducing plug-in infrastructure “at scale”.
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has urged Boris Johnson to accelerate transport funding to re-boot the region’s economy after the coronavirus pandemic.
A £1 million scrappage scheme will be trialled in Coventry next year, with motorists given up to £3,000 worth of mobility credits to ditch their car.