Plans for cycling in Manchester city-centre

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 – […]

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Space for Cycling campaign ride 7pm Tue Oct 6

#space4cycling ride around the Conservative party conference, 7pm on Tuesday 6th October 2015. Assemble by Deansgate Station from 6pm.

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Rusholme consultation responses

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 […]

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Recent consultations and GMCC’s responses

A collection of recent consultation information and GMCC’s responses…

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#space4cycling plans for Rusholme’s Curry Mile

Please take a moment to support the plans, we’ve created a simple template-based response system here. Manchester City Council have presented their plans for new cycling provision on the “Curry Mile” section of Wilmslow Road in Rusholme. They include by-passed bus-stops, cycle lanes relocated to the other side of on-street parking bays, a cycle-bypass for one set of […]

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Open letter to Metrolink on cycling provision

We have always made every effort to ensure that new Metrolink routes would not be detrimental to cycling. Unfortunately our concerns were not addressed through the consultation processes, so we have written to TfGM’s Metrolink Director Peter Cushing. The text is below or there’s a pdf version here. Update: We received this response on July 29 and have […]

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Artur Piotr Ruszel ghost bike and vigil report

On Friday 13th February 2015 a group of around 50 people assembled to hold a vigil in memory of Artur Piotr Ruszel, who was killed whilst cycling on 13th January. The vigil was held close to the spot on Upper Brook Street where Mr. Ruszel was involved in a collision with a car. He died […]

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Vigil in memoriam of Artur Piotr Ruszel 13 Feb

Artur Piotr Ruszel, aged 45, was cycling on Upper Brook Street on the morning of Tuesday 13th January 2015 when he was involved in a collision with a car. He died from his injuries later the same day. On Friday 13th February – a month after the day of his passing – a vigil will […]

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November 2014 Manchester Remembrance Ride

The inaugural Manchester Remembrance Ride for Traffic Victims was held on Saturday 15 November 2014 to coincide with the UN-sponsored World Day of Remembrance for Traffic Victims, which falls on the third Sunday of November every year, as well as other events around the UK aimed at raising awareness of road safety, most notably London’s […]

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Campaigner Training Day, Saturday October 18th

CTC North West Campaigns Training Day Saturday 18th October, 11am – 5pm Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ Join CTC and GMCC for a day of workshops on the Road Justice and Space for Cycling campaigns. CTC runs the Road Justice campaign and is currently coordinating the national Space for Cycling campaign in […]

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