West Midlands secures over £1 billion to drive green transport revolution

CGI of Coventry's proposed Very Light Rail system (developed with the University of Warwick)

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Cllr Ian Courts, WMCA portfolio for transport and Leader of Solihull Council, who has spoken at Future Cities Forum's events, has been reacting to an announcement of West Midlands being handed £1 billion funding to expand the region's tram, train, bus and cycle networks in order to drive a green transport revolution. He said: