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Open letter to Metrolink on cycling provision

We have always made every effort to ensure that new Metrolink routes would not be detrimental to cycling. Unfortunately our concerns were not addressed through the consultation processes, so we have written to TfGM’s Metrolink Director Peter Cushing. The text is below or there’s a pdf version here. Update: We received this response on July 29 and have […]

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Metrolink 2nd city crossing (2CC) consultation open until 9/09/11

Tram tracks Mosely Street Manchester

Find out more about Metrolink’s proposals at events on 23 July or 02 August and complete consultation feedback by 9/09/11

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Metrolink in Oldham town centre: Consultation

Oldham in Greater Manchester

Oldham town centre – Consultation on powers to operate Metrolink in the Mumps area. Closes 03 Oct 2011

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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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Public Transport Update: Cycle Lockers

Steve Bowater has been contacting GMPTE about their cycle lockers, highlighting where improvements can be made. This positive approach is producing results, with GMPTE now asking Steve for information on preferred sizes and types, and for advice with a trial of new lockers at the recently rebuilt Salford Central station. 

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Useless Cycle Parking in Trafford

GMCC are highlighting the inadequate cycle parking provision that exists in Trafford, and pointing out the urgent need for proper guidelines to specify the type of cycle parking provision required for Long-Stay (Lockers) and Short-stay (Sheffield stands) at new developments. The 2002 Greater Manchester Cycle Parking Guidelines, which Trafford MBC would have helped produce, included […]

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Cycle Carriage on the Metrolink

Cycle carriage on Metrolink 2002 report

View the 2002 GMCC report arguing the case for bicycles to be carried on the Manchester Metrolink tram system.

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