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 […]
Vincent Walsh is sent to Coventry to report on the Fourth annual 20mph Conference… A year ago 8 million people in the UK lived in areas committed to 20 mph limits, now the figure is 12 million. The change is happening much faster in cities than the countryside, Lancashire being the only county to take […]
Wigan Council plans to enable active travel and to lower speed limits in the town of Leigh.
To tackle the problem of speeding, Lancashire County Council has taken the unusual step of involving school children in the re-education of law-breaking motorists.
A year after agreeing the principle Manchester Council is set to roll out 20mph limits. Cllr Bernard Priest, executive member for neighbourhood services, said: “We’ve committed to implementing a 20 mph speed limit on residential roads across the city and the first phase is due to start in the next few months when we set […]
Manchester City Council is considering the feasibility of a speed limit of 20mph in all non-major residential roads in Manchester to reduce accidents and fatalities
The Observer (6/11/05, PAGE 13) contained an article entitled ‘Mind games force drivers to slow down’. A four year study by the Transport Research Laboratory found that many optical tricks were successful in slowing speeds. Focus groups showed psychological measures such as painting the road different colours, taking out white lines or planting things in […]