Northbrook Street – A Car-free space we should all be proud of.

June 19th, 2024 by

Until 2020, Northbrook Street in Ladywood was like any other street in Birmingham: a danger zone of excessive speeds and…

Study finds hundreds of Birmingham drivers running red lights

December 19th, 2023 by

In September 2023, 32 Better Streets for Birmingham members from across the city volunteered to watch 21 different junctions for…

Our submission to Birmingham City Council’s Active Travel Delivery Inquiry

September 6th, 2023 by

We submitted evidence to Birmingham City Council’s Sustainability and Transport Overview and Scrutiny Committee inquiry into active travel delivery. We…

Our response to City Leaders action against dangerous driving

August 3rd, 2023 by

Better Streets For Birmingham welcomes the commitment of our city leaders to work together to tackle dangerous driving and road…

Our three asks following the spate of horrific road violence

June 28th, 2023 by

We are meeting with politicians and authorities over the coming weeks to make three asks. Two of West Midlands Police to change the culture of thoughtless driving and one of Birmingham City Council to provide safe alternatives.

Our response to West Midlands Police’s joint statement

June 18th, 2023 by

On Sunday 18 June 2023, West Midlands Police, Birmingham City Council and Transport for West Midlands published a statement about…

Response to the Leader

June 16th, 2023 by

This response follows Councillor John Cotton’s reply to our open letter calling for funded infrastructure to be brought forward to…

Council Leader responds to Better Streets for Birmingham’s open letter

June 15th, 2023 by

On Thursday 15 June, Councillor John Cotton responded to our open letter calling for funded infrastructure to be brought forward to 2025, not 2027.

2025, not 2027: Accelerating delivery with a games mindset

June 9th, 2023 by

Update: Since sending this letter this morning, it has been confirmed that a child cyclist was killed yesterday. Raising the…

Open Letter about the A47 pop-up cycle lane removal

March 2nd, 2023 by

Last week, we recently attended a very enjoyable LCWIP workshop to help shape our city’s future cycling network. It was…