(Not) Trainspotting

‘Choose life. Choose a job. Choose road building, toll motorways, traffic pollution. Choose tarmac, choose congestion. Choose climate change. Choose a two-tier road network, choose an M6 expressway . . .’ After twenty-five years fighting the Birmingham...

Chop Stopped as Roads Plot Dropped

Just as we were bracing ourselves for another drawn-out Hagley Road-style fracas over a road widening scheme disguised as a bus showcase upgrade, this time on the Outer Circle number 11 route, Birmingham’s new-look City Council dramatically shelved two major...

Goin

Birmingham’s new Council Leader, Conservative Mike Whitby, has his heart set on a £200million-plus underground railway for the City and wants to spend two years pursuing a £100,000 study into the project’s feasibility. But Birmingham Friends of...