Big Ride (and walk) 2pm Saturday 29th April

Join our family-friendly ride on Saturday 29th April to call for: Clean Air Healthy Streets and More Cycleways from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Mayoral candidates and our Local Authorities. We’ll depart from Platt Fields at 2pm and head into the city-centre along Oxford Road’s new cycleway, then a return ride will arrive back at Platt Fields by 4pm. Sign the petition then ride with us to show your support!

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MPs to debate Government investment in cycling

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 […]

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Labour conference #space4cycling ride 22/9/14

Ride with us to show your support and demand commitments

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Oldham Cycling Forum Wed 17/9/2014 6pm

Oldham Council cycling forum, Wednesday 17th September from 6pm

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Response to ManchesterCC LSTF consultation

Manchester in Greater Manchester

GMCC response to “Local Sustainable Transport Fund Manchester Cycle Access to Regional Centre” consultation. Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation. General Points: Manchester City Centre is still a long way off anything that could be considered cycle friendly. It fails the 8 to 80 test; Would you let your […]

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GMCC’s 2014 Space for Cycling campaign

Latest: Ride with us around the Labour Party conference on Monday 22nd September to show your support for #space4cycling. Meet in All Saints Park from 6pm. Printable flyers and more details here. Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign supports the national Space for Cycling campaign and wants everyone to email their local Councillors asking them to pledge support. Please […]

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TfGM Cycle Hire Study for potential Manchester scheme

TfGM commissioned JMP & Transport Initiatives “to undertake a study into the potential feasibility of introducing a public bicycle sharing scheme into the Greater Manchester area” TfGM_Cycle_Hire_Study.pdf (101pp, 3.3MB)

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VÉLOCITY 2025 gives green light for cycling

This month’s funding success offers Greater Manchester the green light for cycling… The journey to Vélocity 2025 began earlier this year when the DfT announced the Cycle City Ambition Grant (CCAG) scheme on the 30th of January, with three cities set to share £30m. In mid-February guidance was issued highlighting the level of ambition required […]

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A member’s thoughts on cycle funding

GMCC member Nina McArthur shares her thoughts on tomorrow’s expected announcement about funding for cycling… So rumour has it that David Cameron is set to make a big announcement tomorrow on a brand new package of funding for cycling in the chosen areas of England. Well, it is fairly certain that the announcement will be […]

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DfT publish Cycle City Ambition Grant details

In January we reported on the DfT’s announcement that £30m of funding will be available for cycling in 3 English cities. Since then 20 more cities have been allowed to bid in addition to the original 8, so Manchester’s chances of securing this important funding have dropped from a healthy 3 in 8 to a […]

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