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Consultation: Junction of Pershore Road and Priory Road

Looking down Edgbaston Road towards the cricket ground from Pershore Road

Earlier this year, central government announced a limited fund for junction safety improvements for cycling and walking. Birmingham City Council submitted bids for two junctions, and secured funding for the largest of those - the junction of Pershore Road and Priory Road where Suzanna Bull was killed by a lorry last year.

Consultation: A457 Dudley Road Improvements

Birmingham City Council (BCC) is consulting on proposed changes to Dudley Road between Spring Hill roundabout on the Middleway, to the junction with Icknield Port Road, just past Birmingham City Hospital. With 750 new homes planned on the Birmingham City Hospital site, and 700 on the Soho Loop Site opposite, there will be substantial changes to transport patterns in the area. BCC state that they hope these plans will improve the flow of people through the area to help meet the extra demand.

Parks and parking surveys

Barrier on the River Rea Valley route

Birmingham City Council has published surveys on the parks and on parking, asking the public for their views on these services. These two surveys provide an opportunity to get our voices heard on a couple of issues.

Parks survey - closing 11th November 2018

The Parks survey is held every two years, and collects data on park users opinions. The current survey closes on 11th November.

Consultation - Sprint rapid transit bus routes

Artist's impression of a Sprint bus

This month, Transport for the West Midlands (TfWM) is holding a consultation on what factors would encourage respondents to cycle more regularly to a Sprint rapid transit bus stop. This is a golden opportunity to tell TfWM how they can help you to cycle to and make use of these major public transport schemes. The consultation also includes details of 3 Sprint routes that TfWM is proposing in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in 2022, from Birmingham city centre to Birmingham airport, Walsall and Sutton Coldfield.

Traffic Regulation Order consultation - Sheepcote Street and Bathrow

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In the week that Manchester announced a £1.5 bn investment plan (with £160 mn already allocated) for a comprehensive cycle network, Birmingham City Council has released highway plans that show it does not know how to carry out joined up transport planning nor how to facilitate cycling.


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