Andy Burnham issues personal statement over Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has published a statement on his personal website over comments regarding the Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone. It regards allegations to do with perceived conflicts of interest over the zone, electric vehicle charging and work his wife does related to it. Within the message, Mr Burnham refers to […]

Bury and Salford get £5.4 million boost for cycling and walking schemes

Two cycling and walking schemes in Bury and Salford will share from £5.4 million of funding from the Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund (MCF), allowing both schemes to now move forward to delivery. The Salford Chapel Street East scheme has received over £4.1 million to transform a section of Chapel Street into an attractive […]

Andy Burnham wants more strategic roads to be covered in CAZ

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has called for Government to consider minimum air quality standards for parts of the strategic road network (SRN) to help reduce emissions. The region will have the UK’s largest clean air zone (CAZ), covering 10 boroughs and 2.8 million residents, when it goes live from May 30, 2022. However, Greater Manchester […]

Boardman appointed Greater Manchester’s first Transport Commissioner

Chris Boardman has been appointed Greater Manchester’s first Transport Commissioner, expanding his previous role as Cycling and Walking Commissioner, Greater Manchester’s mayor Andy Burnham has tasked the Olympic Gold Medallist with helping to accelerate the delivery of the Bee Network – a fully integrated transport system, including the roll-out of the UK’s largest cycling and […]

Burnham launches ambitious transport vision for Manchester

The Newly re-elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has put a transport revolution across Greater Manchester at the centre of plans for his second term. In advance of the first meeting of the Mayor’s new Bee Network Delivery Board, he has unveiled a raft of measures to improve Greater Manchester’s transport system, making it […]

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