Car traffic in the UK has rise in all but two years since 1958, along with congestion and pollution. Campaigners are running a Tour de TIF bike race to highlight the need for a YES vote to congestion charging and the Transport Innovation Fund in Greater Manchester.
The deadline for responses to the public consultation (but not the referendum) on the TIF (Transport Innovation Fund) bid, for the introduction of congestion charging after substantial investment in public transport enhancements, closes on Friday, 10th October. Make sure you respond to have your say, on something which seems to have stirred passions on both […]
Dick Venes went to Manchester City Council’s TIF-bid seminar. GMCC raised the issue of bikes on Metrolink and lack of detail on cycling measures. We were told that funding cannot be moved from one spending area to another. GMCC will champion cycling as an essential congestion reduction strategy, and ensure that whatever funds are allocated […]
A couple of weeks back, the M.E.N. carried the large and rather inaccurate front page headline: Congestion charging You say NO. Inaccurate because on the same page was the sideline: But 59 per cent back move – if it brings cash for Metrolink. Since bringing cash for Metrolink is exactly what’s on offer, that sounds […]