One of the biggest challenges facing the West Midlands is reducing transport carbon emissions and air pollutants. This will require a mixed approach of:
The work to develop a cleaner, greener and healthier transport network for the region is led by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), who oversee the development and implementation of the West Midlands Local Transport Plan. Delivery of the changes required to the transport system sits across the West Midlands Combined Authority and its local authorities, working with organisations, businesses and the residents of the West Midlands.
The West Midlands has seen substantial improvements to its transport network:
Significant challenges remain in tackling issues such as climate change and air quality. TfWM will set out new policies and plans to close these gaps in a new Local Transport Plan for the region in 2021.
More details about our plans for the region are contained in Movement for Growth - Transport for West Midlands (tfwm.org.uk)