Tag Archives: West Midlands

TfWM using 5G technology to cut traffic congestion with help from Vivacity Labs

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is harnessing the power of 5G technology to cut traffic congestion on some of the West Midlands busiest roads with the help of Vivacity Labs. The network of 5G sensors will relay live traffic information to local authorities so that action can be taken as …

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West Midlands Cycle Hire rolls out bikes in Birmingham

West Midlands Cycle Hire has brought its grey and green bikes to the streets of central Birmingham. More than 300 bikes have been distributed among 43 docking stations placed at key locations in and around the city centre, including bus, train and tram interchanges and destinations like Broad Street and …

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West Midlands’ cycle hire scheme opens to public

West Midlands Cycle Hire has opened to the public with the grey and green bikes now available on the streets of Sutton Coldfield and Wolverhampton. Up to 20 docking stations have been placed at key locations around Wolverhampton, including outside the bus station, with five docks also up and running …

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Out on Your Loan scheme launched by Cycling Projects

Cycling Projects has launched a new Out on Your Loan scheme, a new inclusive cycling programme that aims to support disabled people from across the West Midlands who want to travel and be active by making cycling journeys in their local area. The charity will provide support, training and guidance …

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West Midlands cycle hire scheme launches in Sutton Coldfield

The first bikes for the new West Midlands cycle hire scheme have hit the streets this week following the launch of a trial in Sutton Coldfield. This limited trial will feature five docking stations and 25 bikes placed in and around the town centre for the next month to allow …

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New cycle hire scheme coming to West Midlands next year

A new cycle hire scheme is due to launch across the West Midlands next year. The operator of London’s Santander Cycles has been appointed by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to offer bikes for hire in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Wolverhampton and Walsall from next spring. Contractor Serco will …

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