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Dear Mayor: Retain the cycling and walking commissioner role

May 7th, 2024 by

30 organisations and figures urge Mayor of the West Midlands Richard Parker to keep the Cycling and Walking Commissioner role.

Responses to our open letter against road deaths

January 26th, 2024 by

On Friday 26 January 2024, we sent an open letter to city and regional leaders, setting out several challenges for…

Open letter: No more deaths on our roads

January 26th, 2024 by

All recipients have replied to our open letter – we have published them in a separate post. Councillor John Cotton,Council…

Third-party reporting (Nextbase) webinar with West Midlands Police

December 27th, 2023 by

On 19 December 2023, we held a webinar with Sergeant Jordan Keen, who leads the Allegations of Driving Standards team…

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…

We are looking for new committee members

March 31st, 2023 by

BS4B campaigns for changes to our travel and planning infrastructure to improve the sustainability, efficiency and safety of our streets….

Celebrations and thanks!

December 24th, 2022 by

Better Streets for Birmingham is one year old! (ish)  In 2021 a group of people were lucky to meet one…