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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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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GMCC #space4cycling update (Sept 2013)

GMCC want as many people as possible to ride with us on our Space for Cycling ride this Monday, 30th September 2013, leaving St Peter’s Square at 6.30pm. We’re meeting from 6pm and there will be no motor traffic so we should have plenty of safe space. We’ll have a Dr Bike available from 6pm if […]

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#space4cycling petition – pledge your support

Are you frustrated at the lack of action to make cycling safer? Do you want safe space for cycling on busy roads and at major junctions? Safe and enjoyable travel by bike needs space for cycling so more people can cycle more often. We’re calling for: • dedicated space for cycling on busy main roads and […]

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#space4cycling ride Monday 30th Sept 6.30pm

Ride with us to show national and local politicians that people want safe space for cycling. UPDATE 1: Please sign our Space for Cycling petition to add your support, even if you’re riding with us too. UPDATE 2: Share our facebook event page and tell people you’ll be riding. UPDATE 3: DIY flyers and new […]

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A Slower Pace makes a Better Place

Child's 20mph sign

Vincent Walsh is sent to Coventry to report on the Fourth annual 20mph Conference… A year ago 8 million people in the UK lived in areas committed to 20 mph limits, now the figure is 12 million. The change is happening much faster in cities than the countryside,  Lancashire being  the only county to take […]

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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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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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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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D locks and potholes: a Danish view of Manchester

Anne Berg cycling in Manchester

Visiting postgraduate Anne Berg shares her first impressions of cycling in England’s second city.

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