Oldham Cycling Forum Wed 17/9/2014 6pm

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

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Stockport CUG – Town Centre Access Package

Stockport in Greater Manchester

Lots of plans released, public consultation until October 17th

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Manchester Cycle Forum Tuesday 9th Sept

Manchester in Greater Manchester

Manchester Cycle Forum Date: 9th September 2014 Time: 17:30 – 19:30 Venue: The Town Hall, Committee Room 4 – Please use the Lloyd Street entrance. Directions: www.manchester.gov.uk/a_to_z/service/1422/town_hall-directions Background: www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200102/cycling_and_walking/732/cycling_in_manchester/2 Agenda 1. Welcome and Introductions (5 Minutes) 2. Minutes and matters arising from previous meetings (5 Minutes) 3. Purpose of the meeting- ‘A voice for everyone’ (10 […]

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Summary of Cycling Research from 2 MCC wards

Manchester in Greater Manchester

Making cities easier places to travel around by bike has many benefits: reduced traffic congestion, air pollution and greenhouse gases, as well as improved health and welfare. Whilst this is increasingly recognised within government, widespread social and environmental change to increase the number of cyclists has not been so readily forthcoming. Currently, cycling in the […]

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A future cycle map for Greater Manchester

Proposal to create a schematic, strategic cycle route map for Greater Manchester. I’ve been a GMCC member for quite a short time (since October 2013), however at monthly meetings there was something which kept cropping up in different discussions; here, there and everywhere. A strategic map of cycle routes across Greater Manchester. At June’s GMCC […]

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Space for Cycling policy – the 6 main asks

Space for Cycling’s six asks:   Protected Space on Main Roads and at Junctions Quiet zones help keep through motor traffic away from residential streets. But often people will need to cycle along main roads: because that’s where shops and workplaces are, or because they are the most direct routes. Currently, most main roads make […]

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Get Tories Cycling…………with a full stomach

Tories eat well, as I discovered at a Bridgewater Hall lunchtime meeting – part of their Party Cconference Transport Hub. This fringe event  was chaired by Philip Pank, transport correspondent for The Times which launched Cities Fit for Cycling  campaign following a serious injury to their reporter Mary Bowers.  Last year deaths of all road […]

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Sustrans fails to Connect 2 real road safety

This summer helmet manufacturers will get a promotional boost when Sustrans marks the completion of the Connect2  programme with a series of high profile rides where it is mandatory to wear helmets. Some Sustrans supporters have refused to comply and lost the chance of a cycling holiday of a lifetime. In December 2007 we feverishly […]

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Forward thinking in Wigan for active travel

Wigan Council plans to enable active travel and to lower speed limits in the town of Leigh.

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20mph limits coming soon to Manchester

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 […]

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