UK’s West Midlands signs MoU with Malaysia on transport innovation
The West Midlands Combined Authority and the Iskandar Regional Development Authority will share knowledge, ideas and lessons learned from within the urban and transport planning realms.
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Malaysian government body to co-operate in the area of transport innovation and smart cities development for the next three years.
The MoU with the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) will be an opportunity for the West Midlands to share knowledge, ideas and lessons learned from within the urban and transport planning realms, as well as promote mutual recognition of international design standards for inclusive transport.
The virtual signing of the MoU took place at the Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) Regional Transport Coordination Centre (RTCC).
The signing saw TfWM’s Interim Managing Director, Anne Shaw, putting pen to paper for the WMCA, alongside representatives from IRDA and the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, His Excellency Charles Hay, who joined either in person or virtually.