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#brumbreathes - Birmingham's journey to clean air

3 December 2021

Visiting Birmingham City centre this Christmas? Check before your travel

The return of the Christmas market and busy shopping periods are back this month. Please check in advance if you plan on visiting and consider using public transport where possible. 

Plan before you travel

Places for People: Lozells

We have just launched a consultation on the Places for People project in Lozells which aims to reduce traffic in residential neighbourhoods making it is safer for people to walk and cycle, and nicer to be outside for children to play and neighbours to chat.

The consultation is now open for feedback so we are keen to hear your views. 

Give us your views

HDV Fund updates

Thinking of applying for the Heavy Duty Vehicle (HDV) Fund? 

The HDV Fund is now being administered in accordance with the Subsidy Control Regime. This means all eligible SMEs could have access to these grants and we also have made the application process more easy. Please visit our website for more details.

Find out more

West Midlands Cycle Hire

The West Midlands Cycle Hire is now available across the region, which means you can find bikes for hire! Further information is available on the Transport for West Midlands Website. 

Find a bike for hire

Building healthier travel habits

It takes six minutes to cycle a mile or 20 minutes to walk, and by doing so you’ll enjoy:

  • Improved health and wellbeing
  • Money saved on travel
  • Cleaner, safer and more sustainable cities

Could you ditch the car for shorter journeys or add cycle or walk to your commute - if not all, the first or final mile! 

Learn more 

Read the latest Clean Air Zone factsheet

We are pleased to report that the Clean Air Zone continues to show a marked improvement on traffic flow into the zone, helping us in our mission to create a cleaner and safer breathing space for our communities. 

Read the latest report

Keep in touch

For any queries relating to the Clean Air Zone, please email us. Please be aware that during busy times, you may need to allow a few days before receiving a response.