Midlands Connect launched to improve region's transport
26 June 2014 Last updated at 20:25 BST
A new plan has been launched aimed at delivering better transport connections across the Midlands.
Midlands Connect will bring together organisations from the east and west to help economic growth in both regions.
An economic study, the first phase of Midlands Connect, is examining where connectivity improvements are likely to have the greatest long-term impact.
Midlands Today's transport correspondent Peter Plisner reports.