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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What’s in a video? (KV14NWB)

Sensationalism? Evidence? Or nothing to see here?

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MPs to debate Government investment in cycling

MPs are called to debate “Government investment in cycling” – will yours be attending? This Wednesday (3rd February) from 4.30pm your MP will have the opportunity to participate in a ‘Government investment in cycling’ debate at Westminster Hall, proposed by Bolton West MP Chris Green. Please use one of the links below to urge your MP to attend […]

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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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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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Artur Piotr Ruszel ghost bike and vigil report

On Friday 13th February 2015 a group of around 50 people assembled to hold a vigil in memory of Artur Piotr Ruszel, who was killed whilst cycling on 13th January. The vigil was held close to the spot on Upper Brook Street where Mr. Ruszel was involved in a collision with a car. He died […]

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