The Scottish independence referendum appears to be opening up what could either be seen as a real and proper debate … Continue reading Is there a growing devolution appetite at last?
In 3 previous posts I have discussed my vision for a CrossCity rail network for Greater Birmingham/West Midlands. The first … Continue reading So what could this CrossCity network do for Greater Birmingham?
Having looked at the City Edge Hubs in the previous post, I wanted to focus in on the outer city … Continue reading (a third part) more on the Greater Birmingham CrossCity rail network concept
Well it is always pleasing to get positive feedback and so quickly after putting this concept out into the public … Continue reading More on a Greater Birmingham CrossCity Network
I have written previously about a West Midlands equivalent to the emerging London Crossrail route(s) or the Paris RER network … Continue reading A Greater Birmingham CrossCity rail network
My eyes lit up on reading this piece http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033176/a-futuristic-megacity-grows-in-scandinavia just now as it reminded me of a number of conversations I have … Continue reading City regions, mega cities, connected economies…
It occurred to me following my post yesterday on the Metro network concept for the West Midlands that, perhaps, pragmatism … Continue reading Why shouldn’t West Midlands have a Crossrail as well?
I am pretty confident that Brummies have realised (no thanks to the now ennobled, former Council Leader, Mike (Lord) Whitby) … Continue reading When you don’t have the Tube… Metro!!!
The Whitacre rail link is a proposal to reinstate the old Stonebridge railway which, conveniently, would connect the Birmingham Interchange … Continue reading Could the Whitacre rail link happen soon??
Rather than trying to predict what will happen in 2014 I think it might be easier to set out my … Continue reading So will 2014 bring any major revelations??