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Cycling summary of TfGM’s latest consultations

A summary of the details and documents available for the TfGM Bus Priority consultations.

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GMCC Social Bike Ride Thursday 23rd May

Join us for GMCC’s May social ride this Thursday, the 23rd. As usual we will depart from Albert Square (1) at 6pm. This month we’re heading along the soon to be transformed Oxford Road (2) passing University Place and UMSU just after 6pm. Then we’ll go through Platt Fields (3) to visit the Envirolution team who […]

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Update on Wigan’s plans for safer junctions

An update from Peter Wickett, Wigan Council‘s Senior Transport Strategy Officer… Last summer the DfT invited local authorities to bid for funding to improve safety at junctions, on links and any other locations where there are recorded safety issues, either real or perceived. When we looked at the evidence, we found an area in Worsley […]

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Dutch-style cycle lanes planned for Oxford Rd

TfGM have released an artist’s impression of the proposed changes for Oxford Road, with more details due next week when the public consultation starts on Wednesday May 22nd. GMCC members have been discussing the details of this scheme with TfGM and MCC for over 18 months, and fortunately the plans for cycling on Oxford Road have been […]

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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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Lancashire takes an innovative approach to speed limit enforcement

Child's 20mph sign

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.

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How Poynton tamed its traffic with ‘shared space’

Fountain Place post-redesign

A discussion of a ‘shared space’ street design in Poynton, Cheshire. Authorised aggression at traffic lights and how Poynton tamed its traffic.

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Trafford shows where there’s a will there’s a Way

Trafford, in Greater Manchester

When it comes to creating routes for leisure cycling, ‘where there’s a will, there’s a way’ – as shown by the project to resurface the Bridgewater Canal towpath between Altrincham and Trafford Park.

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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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Imagine Cycling in GM 6pm Mon 13th May

Just imagine! It’s 2020 and many more people are cycling, safely, and cycling more often. But how did we manage to achieve that? Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign is 22 years old. We’ve decided to stop for some refreshment, by holding an Appreciative Inquiry* in May. Assisted by two experienced AI practitioners, we will use the […]

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