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Testimonial

“A safe and effective transport network is key to the development and achievement of a strong and prosperous economy. The West Midlands has benefitted from investment in areas of safety and security, which has led to significant reductions in crime. However with young people disproportionately represented as both perpetrators and victims of crime on public transport, as well as being the cohort with greatest fear, educating young people not only how to act appropriately but also to travel safely, is essential.” Mark Babington Safer Travel Manager
"The focus of this website is prevention and safety. It will be a very useful tool for teachers and partners to work with young people in reducing the likelihood of them engaging in or becoming victims of crime or anti - social behaviour." Tom Dobrovic Police Sergeant, Communities & Partnerships

News & Events

Safer and Sustainable Travel Workshops Launch in New Safeside Travel Information Centre

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new education resource at Safeside, promoting safer and sustainable travel: Thousands of West Midlands school children are set to benefit from a brand new travel information centre designed and built just for them! The facility opened today at West Midlands Fire Service’s flagship Safeside safety venue. It […]

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Young People learn about safer travel on buses with Operation Hay

Op Hay

Youngsters learn about safer travel on the bus with Operation Hay School children have been getting extra lessons about safe and considerate travel on the buses. Using a double decker bus provided by the Green Bus company, which operates many school services around the West Midlands, Year 7 pupils were put through a variety of […]

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Restorative Justice Project Launch

(L-R) Trevor Brown, Assistant Head of Birmingham YOS, Cllr Jess Phillips, Birmingham Victims Champion, Leonie Folan, ASB Project Worker Safer Travel, Cllr Judith Rowley, Tony Dallison, National Express Head of Service Delivery

A £22,000 restorative justice project has been launched in Birmingham to tackle anti-social behaviour on the public transport network. The scheme will target young people aged 10 to 18 who have been involved in incidents of nuisance or anti- social behaviour. The young people will come face to face with the victims of their actions […]

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