Having just read this piece (link below) about late night transit in America, it got me thinking about the importance … Continue reading The West Midlands and transport out of hours
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?
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
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…
PTEG (the Passenger Transport Executive Group) have published, what I consider to be, an extremely important report on the role … Continue reading How buses (and transport) support wider policy objectives (PTEG report)
So last week I wrote this piece http://www.progressonline.org.uk/2014/07/09/make-rail-regional/ on how I thought Labour should tackle the issues around rail policy that would … Continue reading Labour and Rail Policy
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??