Report from Bury’s network planning workshop

Our Prestwich-based press officer reports on the first network planning session/s for GMCA’s Made To Move programme. Originally posted on his Banging On About Bikes blog. On when Boardman’s team met Bury Council Background In early February I received an intriguing e-mail from the officer responsible for cycling at Bury Council. Headed “GM Walking and cycling network […]

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Made to Move – Chris Boardman’s plan for GM

On 15 December 2017, Greater Manchester’s walking and cycling commissioner, Chris Boardman published his much anticipated report. Here’s the official press release from GMCA and the report itself can be downloaded as a PDF. If you don’t want to download the report, you can view it below. 

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Photos from GMCC’s April 2017 Big Ride

Thanks to everyone who joined us on Saturday 29th April 2017! We rode to campaign for Healthy Streets, Clean Air and More Cycleways from #GMMayor candidates, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and our ten Local Authorities.

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GMCC’s 10-point action plan for the #GMMayor

We’ve asked the candidates competing to be the first elected Mayor of Greater Manchester Combined Authority to commit to our 10-point action plan. You can view these asks below

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Big Ride (and walk) 2pm Saturday 29th April

Join our family-friendly ride on Saturday 29th April to call for: Clean Air Healthy Streets and More Cycleways from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Mayoral candidates and our Local Authorities. We’ll depart from Platt Fields at 2pm and head into the city-centre along Oxford Road’s new cycleway, then a return ride will arrive back at Platt Fields by 4pm. Sign the petition then ride with us to show your support!

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Stretford Cycleway information and action

Proposal for upgraded cycleways on Talbot Road & Stretford Road – comment by July 15

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Take action now: Save Oxford Road cycleways!

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 […]

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Oxford Road cycleways – re-design information

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 […]

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Plans for cycling in Manchester city-centre

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 – […]

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Space for Cycling campaign ride 7pm Tue Oct 6

#space4cycling ride around the Conservative party conference, 7pm on Tuesday 6th October 2015. Assemble by Deansgate Station from 6pm.

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