As DAVID JENKINS explains, Transport for West Midlands is progressing with its plans for the first three of up to seven bus rapid transit routes radiating from Birmingham with tram-like bendybuses

A graphic impression of a Van Hool Exqui.City bendybus operating a Sprint service on the A45. TRANSPORT FOR WEST MIDLANDS

Sprint is Transport for West Midlands’ vision for a bus rapid transit (BRT) system, with faster journey times and better reliability than current services. The first routes are expected to be in place in time for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which will be hosted mainly in Birmingham

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