Are you frustrated at the lack of action to make cycling safer? Do you want safe space for cycling on busy roads and at major junctions? Safe and enjoyable travel by bike needs space for cycling so more people can cycle more often. We’re calling for: • dedicated space for cycling on busy main roads and […]
GMCC’s next social ride is on Thursday 18th August, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading to Clifton Country Park then visiting the The Horseshoe Inn, for sustenance, liquid refreshments and plenty of cycling chat! Rob’s description: “An annual favourite, this ride goes from Albert Square via […]
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 […]
GMCC’s third social ride of 2016 is on Thursday 23th June, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading north on the NCN 6 cycle route for a ride around Heaton Park. Then we’ll stop at the Woodthorpe Pub for sustenance, liquid refreshments and plenty […]
GMCC’s second social ride of 2016 is on Thursday 19th May. Meet in Albert Square, Manchester city centre, from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. This month we’re heading to Didsbury via the Wilmslow Road corridor. (facebook event page) We ride at a gentle pace with a ride leader and back marker. No need to join or sign up, just turn up […]
GMCC’s first social ride of 2016 is on Thursday 21st April, meet in Albert Square from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. Ride from Manchester city centre… This month we’re heading to Gorton via the Ashton Canal and “Yellow Brick Road” traffic-free cycle routes. Here’s Richard‘s pinterest board with photos from the reccy ride and the ride’s facebook event page. […]
Sensationalism? Evidence? Or nothing to see here?
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.