West Midlands Metro Travel Assistant
14 Jan 2021

West Midlands Metro Travel Assistant

A new initiative from West Midlands Metro

14 Jan 2021

A new initiative from West Midlands Metro , Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) and ‘You. Smart. Thing.’, to help boost recovery of the regional economy by promoting ‘Covid-conscious’ travel.

The West Midlands Metro Travel Assistant

In readiness for reopening the region’s businesses, we are delighted to inform you that West Midlands Metro passengers can now receive personalised door-to-door journey plans into Birmingham and Wolverhampton city centres, and all stops between.

As well as ensuring passengers find the least crowded, great value Metro services, the new Travel Assistant service will also identify the best way to get to and from our tram stops. Even better, personalised journey plans are free for tram passengers to use.

Part-funded by GBSLEP, the ‘You. Smart. Thing.’ Travel Assistant platform powers Metro’s bespoke journey planning system and, through us, it is also free for businesses of all types to use. The Travel Assistant service is as easy to add to your website as it is to embed a YouTube video, enabling your visitors to plan journeys on their smartphones with no app download required.

Your visitors can soon be enjoying enhanced travel, with less disruption and delay, and making transport choices that are better for the environment.

To see how the embedded Travel Assistant works you can try it out at:

West Bromwich Albion FC;

Town Hall Symphony Hall;

and on the West Midlands Metro website.

To request additional support with embedding the Travel Assistant please email WMMsupport@yousmartthing.com

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