What is Midlands Connect?
Midlands Connect is the region’s Sub-national Transport Body, a partnership that researches, develops and recommends transport projects that will create a fairer, greener and stronger Midlands.
Midlands Connect has a vision for a Midlands, one where residents can easily access the things they need to thrive; whether this be work, education, services or leisure. Its vision also ensures that businesses are able to thrive and reach their full potential, utilising reliable and sustainable transport links to import and export goods.
Funded by the Department for Transport, Midlands Connect acts as one voice for the region and recommend transport projects that will deliver the greatest social, environmental and economic impact to the Midlands.
Midlands Connect do this by bringing together their partners to speak with one voice to promote investment priorities. Partners include Local Authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Chambers of Commerce and delivery bodies including HS2, Network Rail and Highways England.
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