Close passes have repeatedly been cited as uncomfortable and all-too familiar encounters that dissuade or prevent people from cycling on our roads. So we’ve raised them with GMP Traffic officers since 2014 and more recently encouraged officers to attend two presentations by West Midlands Police. A new dawn in policing of cyclists' safety? See proceedings […]
Proposal for upgraded cycleways on Talbot Road & Stretford Road – comment by July 15
Any new cycling infrastructure must be of the highest possible quality to ensure people of all ages and abilities are able to cycle in safety. The Oxford Road corridor is Manchester’s busiest cycling route so it deserves a flagship scheme with dedicated cycleways that minimise conflict with pedestrians and motorised traffic. Manchester Cycle Forum was […]
Proposals to change – and water down – the designs for Oxford Road’s cycleways were presented to Manchester City Council’s Cycle Forum on Tuesday 28th June 2016. Instead of providing protected cycleways throughout, TfGM and MCC are now considering designs that would make the cycling route less safe and attractive at three locations: near the Palace […]
Sensationalism? Evidence? Or nothing to see here?
MPs are called to debate “Government investment in cycling” – will yours be attending? This Wednesday (3rd February) from 4.30pm your MP will have the opportunity to participate in a ‘Government investment in cycling’ debate at Westminster Hall, proposed by Bolton West MP Chris Green. Please use one of the links below to urge your MP to attend […]
A second workshop where we’ll continue to crowd-source and brainstorm ideas to help develop a strategic plan for cycling in Manchester city centre. This will likely include: – Overview of the area: what’s already planned and what’s clearly needed – Identifying key barriers and suggesting potential solutions – Identifying key routes to/from the inner-ring-road – […]
#space4cycling ride around the Conservative party conference, 7pm on Tuesday 6th October 2015. Assemble by Deansgate Station from 6pm.
On Friday 27th February 2015, Manchester City Council announced their public consultation for the Rusholme section of the Wilmslow Road Cycleway, commonly known as “The Curry Mile”. GMCC made an initial response, encouraged people to support the scheme, and provided a simple template-based response system – thanks to all of you who used it to support […]
A collection of recent consultation information and GMCC’s responses…