Rusholme consultation responses

On Friday 27th February 2015, Manchester City Council announced their public consultation for the Rusholme section of the Wilmslow Road Cycleway, commonly known as “The Curry Mile”. GMCC made an initial response, encouraged people to support the scheme, and provided a simple template-based response system – thanks to all of you who used it to support […]

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Recent consultations and GMCC’s responses

A collection of recent consultation information and GMCC’s responses…

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#space4cycling plans for Rusholme’s Curry Mile

Please take a moment to support the plans, we’ve created a simple template-based response system here. Manchester City Council have presented their plans for new cycling provision on the “Curry Mile” section of Wilmslow Road in Rusholme. They include by-passed bus-stops, cycle lanes relocated to the other side of on-street parking bays, a cycle-bypass for one set of […]

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Open letter to Metrolink on cycling provision

We have always made every effort to ensure that new Metrolink routes would not be detrimental to cycling. Unfortunately our concerns were not addressed through the consultation processes, so we have written to TfGM’s Metrolink Director Peter Cushing. The text is below or there’s a pdf version here. Update: We received this response on July 29 and have […]

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Labour conference #space4cycling ride 22/9/14

Ride with us to show your support and demand commitments

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#space4cycling ?

Whilst browsing through my twitter feed one afternoon I had something of a moment of clarity. Clarity is a rare thing to me so I decided to pay attention to it. Cycle lanes should be 2m wide. ‘How wide?’, yes, that’s the recommended width that we hardly ever get to see. Instead we get a […]

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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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Seville – a tenfold increase in cycling in a decade

GMCC member David Butler reports from Seville… Seville is ranked as the fourth most cycle friendly city in the world by the Copenhagenize index. Not because of the proportion of trips made by bike – it still falls way below many Northern European cities in that respect – but because of the rapid growth in cycle […]

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Response to ManchesterCC LSTF consultation

Manchester in Greater Manchester

GMCC response to “Local Sustainable Transport Fund Manchester Cycle Access to Regional Centre” consultation. Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation. General Points: Manchester City Centre is still a long way off anything that could be considered cycle friendly. It fails the 8 to 80 test; Would you let your […]

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