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Covid puts the brakes on P&R expansion in West Midlands

Andrew Forster
20 February 2021
Construction work is continuing on the Longbridge P&R car park but, once complete, it could be mothballed
Construction work is continuing on the Longbridge P&R car park but, once complete, it could be mothballed

 

The West Midlands Combined Authority has put most of its park & ride expansion programme on hold, in one of the first public signs of how Covid-19 is affecting long-term transport investment decisions. 

The WMCA had been planning to provide thousands of extra P&R?spaces in the next few years to meet growing demand.

Pete Bond, Transport for the West Midlands’ director of integrated network services, told the WMCA’s transport delivery committee: “Following an...

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