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How can 5G help to ease urban traffic congestion, navigate the changing environment due to COVID-19 and make public transport more attractive to residents and visitors? That’s the fundamental challenge for our transport team.

Transport is at the heart of the West Midlands which is why we’ve put transport connectivity at the heart of our delivery strategy for 5G.

Working with our partners – including mobile network operators, broadcasters, public transport operators, and the automotive sector – we are looking for ways to implement 5G with the aim of:

  • Making transport more efficient and reliable
  • Improving access to work, study and leisure
  • Enhancing the experience of travellers by improving services and products across the transport system

Our aim is to develop quick-wins that can make a difference now and develop, longer-term opportunities that will have greater impact.

This is why we are working closely with our partners at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to ensure that developments align with local policy objectives and help to deliver the region’s industrial strategy – creating a happier, healthier and better-connected place to live.

5G will help us to build a region that is easily accessible to residents, visitors and businesses as they establish themselves at a thriving hub of the UK economy.

To find out how to get involved please get in touch.