30mph limit for Mancunian Way out for consultation

The Mancunian Way’s speed limit in Manchester could be permanently dropped to 30mph. Since November 2022, a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order has been in place along the motorway reducing its official speed from 50mph to 30mph as part of a Council strategy aimed at preventing future serious collisions. This trial was brought in following a […]

TRL Software connected vehicle trial minimises wait times at Manchester’s signals

An innovative trial of connected vehicle technology in Manchester is using open data provided by TRL Software’s SCOOT 7® traffic management software to create a demonstration app that helps drivers minimise wait times at traffic lights. Teeside-based traffic data analyst company KL Systems is using this data to generate in-vehicle alerts to inform drivers how […]

Manchester rules out temporary cycle lanes

It looks like Manchester has decided against the installation of temporary cycle lanes to cope with the extra demand on road space during restrictions on travelling on public transport. A member of the public tweeted the city council asking, “When can we expect the pop up protected cycle lanes to be install please? All the […]


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