Salford ups community engagement on cycling, walking and road safety

Salford is changing the way it engages with the public around cycling and walking in order to attract more residents to get involved and help tackle key issues in the borough such as school road safety. The Salford Walking and Cycling Forum is being launched on Tuesday 13th November, with an open invitation to anyone […]

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Why now is the time to make our voices heard

Beelines feedback meeting in Chorlton library hosted by GMCC

Report from the September 2018 Manchester Cycle Forum – news and views from a newbie cycling campaigner…

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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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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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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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Close Pass enforcement in Greater Manchester

Close passes have repeatedly been cited as uncomfortable and all-too familiar encounters that dissuade or prevent people from cycling on our roads. So we’ve raised them with GMP Traffic officers since 2014 and more recently encouraged officers to attend two presentations by West Midlands Police. A new dawn in policing of cyclists' safety? See proceedings […]

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