Greater Manchester Combined Authority outlines plans for a digital roads network

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has outlined plans for a digital roads network supported by 5G. This follows the provision of £3 million to the city-region under a Department for Science, Innovation and Technology scheme to support regional initiatives in 5G innovation. The authority said the digital roads network will be developed with the aim […]

Manchester to be first city region outside of London to take buses under local control

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has taken the decision to take control of buses in the biggest shake-up to Greater Manchester’s transport network in over 30 years, as part of plans for a joined-up and truly passenger-focused transport network. The ‘landmark’ decision will mean Greater Manchester will be the first city-region outside London […]

Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan could put forward for approval this summer

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority will receive an update on the final Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan this week, which could be put forward for approval this summer. The update, expected on Friday, according to a new report by Transport for Greater Manchester, will say that work is already under way to assess and understand […]

GMCA to consider transport improvements to help deliver ‘world-class ‘integrated transport network for Greater Manchester

Multi-million pound funding proposals aimed at improving and developing the bus network and railway stations, delivering more  electric vehicle charging points and working up plans for potential new Metrolink stops – helping to deliver the Mayor’s Our Network transport vision, will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).    Alongside a suite of newly […]


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