Community-led scheme delivers Better Streets in Berkswell 

I was happy to attend the formal launch of a safe and direct community led route for residents walking to the local school through Berkswell village centre recently. Following an initial proposal from Berkswell Parish Council funding was awarded to deliver improvements, including a Zebra Crossing which allows children and parents to cross safely, as … More Community-led scheme delivers Better Streets in Berkswell 

CONNECTED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES in SOLIHULL

As part of Solihull Council’s exciting Low Carbon Future Mobility project, supported by the West Midlands Combined Authority, an innovative project is currently underway to look at how zero-carbon, autonomous vehicles could meet some of the Borough’s transport needs in the future. A state-of-the-art self-driving shuttle will take to the roads around Birmingham Airport, transporting … More CONNECTED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES in SOLIHULL

New HGV signage in Kingshurst and Fordbridge to address safety concerns

Some excellent work by Kingshurst and Fordbridge Cllr David Cole and Solihull Highway officers. In response to a recent petition submitted to council by Cllr Coles on behalf of residents of Cooks Lane, Solihull Council has now installed additional information signage to promote better compliance with the existing HGV restrictions and address residents’ safety concerns. … More New HGV signage in Kingshurst and Fordbridge to address safety concerns

MSA – An update

Just a few lines to comment that the Motorway Service saga rolls on. Highways England have an important say on the applications (one between junction 5/6 on the M42 and one near Monkspath at junction 4). The latest report from Highways England can be read here: pl_2016_02754_majfot-highway_england_-_holding_direction-1131378.pdf The concluding paragraphs are though presented below. Therefore, … More MSA – An update