Dates for GMCC’s 2018 social rides

GMCC’s social rides are on the penultimate Thursday of each month during summertime. Cycle on quiet routes from Manchester city centre

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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 – the vision, goal and 15 steps

This time last year we were finalising our 10-point-plan for the incoming GM Mayor, which Andy Burnham gave his commitment to before being elected in May. Since then he has emphatically delivered one of the most crucial elements of the plan by appointing Chris Boardman as the first GM Cycling and Walking Commissioner. Chris has […]

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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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Social Ride to Didsbury 18th May 2017

GMCC’s second social ride of 2017 will be held on Thursday 18th May. Meet in Albert Square, Manchester city centre, from 5.30pm for a 6pm departure. This month we’re heading to Didsbury via the Wilmslow Road corridor. (facebook event page) We ride at a gentle pace with a ride leader and back marker. No need to join or sign up, just turn […]

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May the 4th be with who? #GMMayor responses

We received responses from five candidates who each committed to all of the items in our ten-point action plan. View their responses 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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Sign the petition for Clean Air, Healthy Streets and More Cycleways across Greater Manchester

Sign our petition to call for: Clean Air Healthy Streets and More Cycleways from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Mayoral candidates and our Local Authorities. If you want more action for clean air, liveable local streets and safer cycling then enter your details to pledge your support… People riding with us on Saturday 29th April should also pledge support […]

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