Don’t lose you chance to have to have your say – Local Consultations Matter

Currently the majority of trips within Greater Manchester are made by private vehicles, yet people do cycle and want to cycle; but all too often when planning networks and new developments cyclists’ needs are not fully considered. It is important as people who want to see more people cycling we raise the voice for cycling […]

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Cyclenation Conference November 2018

In November I joined over 50 cycle campaigners from across the country for Cyclenation’s annual campaigner conference held in Birmingham. Cyclenation is the federation of local cycle campaign groups from across the UK. People travelled from Exeter, Bristol, London, and even Scotland to discuss campaigning strategies and other developments in the cycling world. We kicked […]

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Manchester to Chorlton Cycling and Walking Route Consultation

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The first public consultation drop-in event for the proposed Manchester to Chorlton cycling and walking route took place on Wednesday 21 November. It showcased the groundbreaking vision for safer streets that has the potential to enable active transport. It sets the wheels in motion for the second major road improvement scheme in Manchester following the […]

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Chris Boardman unveils innovative Beelines plan

Walking and cycling in Greater Manchester is set to become a whole lot easier and more pleasant, with a 1000 mile network of Beelines connecting people with places they want to go. Full details can be found at tfgm.com/made-to-move If the news has got you positively buzzing, pledge your support and register for updates at […]

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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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