Birmingham transport plan branded as “ill conceived” and “unrealistic”

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BirminghamLive has reported that the Birmingham Transport plan has attracted criticism from local politicians who have described the plan as “unrealistic greenwash”. Labour Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet member for transport and environment, has admitted the ‘bold’ ideas, such as plans to ban cars travelling through the city,  would be ‘controversial’ but stressed they were needed to tackle air pollution and a growing population over the next decade. Conservative Group Leader Rob Alden said: “The transport plan set out by Labour for Birmingham shows yet again how out of touch they are with the needs of residents and businesses in this city.”

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