Positive change is happening in the West Midlands. A new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) governance model supported by a transformational Devolution Deal with the UK Government, will see an unprecedented step change in delivery to support our collective ambitions for economic growth.
Transport is firmly at the heart of those plans. On Friday 17th June 2016 - the West Midlands ITA and Centro/PTE were dissolved. The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) replaces and builds on the exciting and innovative work of both organisations. Transport is now led by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) – the transport arm of the Combined Authority.
The West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority (ITA) is responsible for formulating the transport strategy and policy; incorporating strategic highways, Midland Metro, freight, rail, bus and rapid transit networks.
Centro’s role is to deliver the major public transport schemes and ensure improvements to bus, rail and tram services which people use every day. Centro works in partnership with operators and delivers sustainable travel initiatives.