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Park Hill modal filter
Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 18:47 in Chris's blog
Chris and Robert have been taking a look at the plan to link the Park Hill LTN with NCN5 at Cannon Hill Park …
Bolton Road pop-up cycleway
Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 18:43 in Chris's blog
Chris has reviewed the plans for making permanent the pop-up cycle route along the A45 …
Jewellery Quarter Pop-Up Cycle Lane
Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 18:38 in Chris's blog
Chris and Robert have been reviewing the plans for making this route permanent …
Bradford Street Pop-Up Cycle Lanes
Posted Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 18:33 in Chris's blog
Chris has written our response to the proposals for making the Bradford Street cycle route permanent …
Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 20:12 in Chris's blog
Having finished the tram line from Centenary Plaza to Five Ways along Broad Street, Birmingham City Council is consulting on the Traffic Regulation Order to finalise the traffic movements (includin…
Example of filtered permeability using bollards in the Netherlands.
Posted Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 20:32 in Chris's blog
Birmingham City Council is carrying out a consultation on some of the measures introduced to divide the city centre into segments …
Posted Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 14:38 in Chris's blog
Please take a few minutes to respond to the Dudley Road consultation, perhaps just linking to our website and saying you support our mostly positive opinion …
A38 Corridor Cycleway
Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 15:53 in Chris's blog
Although most of us are now staying at home to avoid spreading Covid 19, Birmingham City Council still is planning for the future, including a consultation on its 2020 transport plan, building on t…
Digbeth High Street next to the Custard Factory
Posted Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 09:59 in Chris's blog
For many years, Digbeth High Street has been an urban motorway, delivering cars into the very centre of Birmingham.…
Google Street View image of motor traffic on Moor Street Queensway
Posted Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 18:18 in Chris's blog
In preparation for the construction of Curzon Street Station for HS2, Birmingham City Council is proposing to install a bus gate on Moor Street Queensway outside of the train station.…
An example of dual cycling infrastructure.
Posted Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:49 in Chris's blog
With the new consultation on the second stage of the Perry Barr cycle track (see this blog post for details - Consultation closes Ju…
Be Heard logo
Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 16:03 in Chris's blog
Following a series of consultations earlier this year, Birmingham City Council has launched a new consultation for Sherlock Street aimed at improving bus times heading out of the city.…
Proposed streetscape at Perry Barr
Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 15:05 in Chris's blog
Following the completion of the cycle track from the city center along the A34 to Heathfield Road, many people asked when the route would be completed by taking it through Perry Barr.…
Posted Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 01:22 in Chris's blog
At the joint CyclingUK and Cyclenation conference this year, after Katherine Nield, of ClientEarth, has given the opening speech, we will be discussing "…
Chorlton segregated cycle tracks
Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 21:17 in Chris's blog
At the Cycling UK and Cyclenation campaigners' conference on Sat 24th Nov in Birmingham, we will be hearing more about Manchester's Beelines and how …
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