The Regional Transport Coordination Centre has been opened in the West Midland to prove a single hub for transport authorities, emergency services and transport operators to manage the network during incidents.
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In a world where urban travel information is becoming ubiquitous, are third-party developers being marginalised, leading to fewer choices for end users? Paul Harrington, Owner of YourStop, explains why open data might not be as open as it seems.
The money will help ensure congestion management is as effective as possible, whilst giving road users up-to-date information and advice.
With ITSO on Mobile, the smartphone serves as both ticket machine and ticket to provide a modern, end-to-end mobile ticketing solution.
The collaboration will help the UK’s two biggest cities deal with major incidents and manage world-class sporting events…
To reduce road congestion and air pollution whilst encouraging a healthier lifestyle, the Mayor of West Midlands hopes to boost the number of journeys made on foot and bike…
The West Midlands region is soon to receive the transport app Whim, the first location outside of Finland to be able to operate the service that integrates planning, payments, reservations and subscriptions in one app…
18 September 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
A transport plan that will see £3.4 billion of improvements over the coming decade has been approved by the WMCA.
Phil Hewitt, Metro Programme Director at Transport for West Midlands, details how passenger satisfaction for those using the Midland Metro has risen so emphatically and consistently in recent years, and explains how service expansion throughout the Midlands could continue the trend.
27 July 2017 | By Intelligent Transport
Bus passengers in Solihull can expect cleaner buses and improved facilities if a landmark scheme to improve quality gets the go-ahead.
14 June 2017 | By Transport for West Midlands
For Intelligent Transport, Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) discusses its smartcard, Swift, and the benefits it allows its customers as well as the operator’s future plans in smart ticketing.
10 April 2017 | By Mark Babington, Safety & Security Manager at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
National Express West Midlands has installed 4G Ve motion CCTV units to its vehicles, helping Safer Travel police officers to target anti-social behaviour on buses in real-time. Mark Babington, Safety & Security Manager at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), explores the benefits of the technology and speaks with some colleagues…
20 March 2017 | By Intelligent Transport Magazine
The number of people using the Midland Metro rose to record levels last year after the tram system was extended on to the streets of Birmingham city centre.
21 February 2017 | By Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel at Transport for West Midlands and Director of Federated APIs, TravelSpirit
Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel at Transport for West Midlands and Director of Federated APIs at TravelSpirit, discusses Commercial Mobility as a Service as a case study in the West Midlands.