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Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

We are pleased to announce that Distinctly Birmingham will be supporting Waterfront’s Transport-Led Development in the Midlands 2017, which takes place in Birmingham on the 14th November. Since the release of Midlands Connect’s 25-year strategy, HS2’s Royal Assent and the election of the West Midland’s […]

The World Summit on Climate and Territories, organised by the major international networks of non-state actors, held at the Headquarters of the Rhône- Alpes Regional Council took place on 1-2 July. It was brought to life as a response to the upsurge in interest in […]

Making the case for cities as key partners in European Transport Strategy, Brussels, 20 April 2015 Cllr Lisa Trickett visited Brussels to meet new Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Commission. Alongside Deputy Mayor of […]

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport Info Days for the 2014 Call for Proposals will take place on Thursday and Friday 9-10 October 2014 at the Charlemagne building (170 rue de la Loi), in Brussels, Belgium. The CEF provides the EU financial assistance to projects of common interest in transport, […]

Birmingham City Council is part of a new EU funded research and development project which was launched in December 2013 in Lyon. Led by Greater Lyon, the OPTICITIES project will develop and test intelligent transport systems (ITS) solutions in six different cities to help reduce […]

  An ecosystem is like a finely tuned Swiss watch.  Poetry in motion if you have all the relevant cogs and springs in place, but with one wheel out of kilter, the movement can go to pot.  Investment in people and skills is the oil […]

  Cows wearing GPS collars and food vans predicting the locations of potential customers were just some of the good practices presented at the Better project thematic event in the week of 15th June 2020.  The Better project – stimulating regional innovation through better e-government […]

The room was brimming with excitement at the launch for the Birmingham local partnership stakeholder event on 3rd October 2019 at Birmingham Council House. There was a fantastic turn out from a variety of organisations including: Birmingham City University, the Innovation Alliance, Birmingham Public Health, […]

What is it? The Better project is an ambitious project to stimulate regional innovation through better e-governance services.  Better e-governance helps councils to improve public services while cutting costs.  E-governance can also be used to stimulate the local or regional innovation chain. Birmingham City Council is […]