New images showing how the multimillion-pound bus and tram interchange in Dudley will look have been unveiled.
The sketches have been released as an outline planning application to build the hub is submitted to Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council by Transport for West Midlands.
The drawings are an early indication of how the final design, which could include a 'living roof', might look.
They show how the Interchange will accommodate buses, Sprint rapid transit vehicles and West Midlands Metro trams which will serve Wednesbury, Dudley and Brierley Hill.
The existing Dudley bus station deals with more than 5.2 million passengers and nearly 500,000 bus departures each year.
West Midlands Mayor Andy Street said: "Thanks to devolution, the region now has far greater freedom to decide for itself which transport schemes are best for economic growth, jobs and passengers.
"It means we will be building more than £3.4 billion of new transport infrastructure over the next decade and the Dudley Interchange and the Metro extension are part of that investment package.
"The scheme submitted and the associated tram extension will better connect Dudley to the rest of the West Midlands, opening up more job, training and leisure opportunities for local people.
"That has to be good news for the town and its future."
The application follows the recent decision by the West Midlands Combined Authority, which operates Transport for West Midlands, to put £10 million towards the estimated £18 million cost of the project.
Other funds will come from a combination of sources including the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership and the council which is close to finalising its remaining funding.
Subject to planning permission, the new Interchange could be completed by 2022 - ready for the scheduled opening of the Metro extension in 2023.
Cllr Keiran Casey, Dudley Council's cabinet member for regeneration and enterprise, added: "This is another major step forward in terms of improvements in local transport and connectivity for Dudley and for the general regeneration in the town centre.
"That's why we have been pushing the combined authority to get the plans drawn up as quickly as possible and it's great they are now on the table for consideration.
"It is one of a number of great projects in the pipeline at the moment which will make a massive difference to Dudley and I want to see these started as soon as possible."