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Brumderground

  1. 1. Birmingham Council House Thursday 2 nd April 2009 Jamie Hodgson Aaron Pereira Jamie Phillips
  2. 2. Opinions on Birmingham’s Public Transport Evidently, something needs doing. “ Hagley Road, Jam-packed full of cars!” “ Ubiquitous, but not on time!” “ I had to wait an hour and a half for a bus, at prime time!!”
  3. 3. What makes Paris successful? <ul><li>Regular </li></ul><ul><li>Fast </li></ul><ul><li>High Connectivity </li></ul>
  4. 5. Integration & Coherence <ul><li>Incoherent systems of Metro, Bus and Rail </li></ul><ul><li>Successful systems – London, Singapore, Berlin, Frankfurt – integrated. </li></ul><ul><li>More than one mode of travel impractical in Birmingham </li></ul>London Midland Routes Midland Metro Route Sutton
  5. 6. Cologne – an S-bahn network reaching into the suburbs
  6. 7. <ul><ul><li>Connect residential to centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relieve congestion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greener </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expandable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate with other transport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service underdeveloped areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage business investment </li></ul></ul>Aims Population Density in the West Midlands (Maptube)
  7. 8. The Brumderground Castle Vale
  8. 10. An integrated network <ul><li>More power to Network West Midlands </li></ul><ul><li>Regulated fares </li></ul>
  9. 11. An Integrated Network <ul><li>Smartcards </li></ul>“ You will find that once you take away this profit motive from the public transport operators, the cost starts to go up” Raymond Lin, Minister for Transport, Government of Singapore <ul><li>Privately Operated </li></ul>
  10. 12. A Feasible Solution? <ul><li>Flexible and expandable </li></ul><ul><li>Valuable city centre land kept </li></ul><ul><li>Takes cars off road </li></ul><ul><li>Little overground disruption </li></ul><ul><li>New jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Passable Geology </li></ul><ul><li>Cost - £350 million / mile </li></ul><ul><li>Overall £10-15 bn </li></ul>
  11. 13. To conclude… <ul><li>Urgent need for underground </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated transport system </li></ul><ul><li>Provide alternative to car </li></ul><ul><li>Sound infrastructure for future </li></ul>
  12. 14. Thank you for your attention
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