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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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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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Trafford shows where there’s a will there’s a Way

Trafford, in Greater Manchester

When it comes to creating routes for leisure cycling, ‘where there’s a will, there’s a way’ – as shown by the project to resurface the Bridgewater Canal towpath between Altrincham and Trafford Park.

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Traffic and special clothing – an Italian view of Manchester

In the second of GMCC’s series of interviews offering an outside eye on Manchester’s cycling culture, we hear from adopted Mancunian Lorenza Casini, an Architect and campaigner who mixes with Manchester’s motors on a daily basis. Ask where in Italy she is from and Lorenza will tell you she has lived in so many towns, […]

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“Going Dutch…” report and follow-up event

Report on ‘Going Dutch hosted talk held on 1st May.The follow-up to GMCC’s “Going Dutch” talk by Richard Armitage is 29 May 2012.

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“Going Dutch…” presentation Tues 1st May

Going Dutch cycling

Going Dutch: New homes, new travel arrangements in the Netherlands. A special presentation and photo tour by Richard Armitage. Monday 16th April 2012 at 19.00 hrs at The Friends Meeting House, Manchester. M2 5NS

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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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Fender bends rules to reveal (sm)all

Andrew Fender, Transport for Greater Manchester

Andrew Fender, the man at the helm of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) reviews transport projects and initiatives from the time of GMC to TfGM.

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Metrolink proposes second city crossing

Second Metrolink line across Manchester City Centre between Deansgate and Victoria via Cross Street proposed.

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Protestors keep steps off the Trans Pennine Trail

Campaign stunt protest at proposed steps up to Trans Pennine Trail

Cyclists and disability campaigners demand ramp to preserve access to national traffic-free route at Didsbury where a Metrolink station is under construction.

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