Mobility Campers pledge to “make a difference”

The 6th annual volunteer-run Mobility Camp “unconference” has taken place, with nearly a hundred people coming together to discuss, debate and tackle the subject of ‘Changing the Narrative in transport’. The attendees, from backgrounds including transport planners, councillors, modellers, engineers, technologists and students came together for the event at the IET in Birmingham, which saw only […]

Go-Ahead mobilises Manchester’s first Bee Network buses

The first Bee Network buses left depots in Bolton and Wigan this morning, marking the start of a new era for public transport in Greater Manchester. A fleet of 320 buses will operate 50 routes – the first piece in place of a network eventually intended to span buses, trams, trains and bikes across the […]

Active Travel grants made available in Greater Manchester

Businesses, community groups and other organisations in Greater Manchester can now apply for active travel grants of up to £15,000. A new £535,000 programme, funded through the Department for Transport and Active Travel England Capability and Ambition Fund, has been launched to support Greater Manchester’s active travel mission. The funding’s aim is to get more […]

TfGM releases more footage of trams and vehicles to encourage drivers to Be Tram Aware

More footage of collisions between trams and vehicles has been released as part of ongoing efforts to ensure drivers remain ‘tram aware’ when driving near the Metrolink. In February, Transport for Greater Manchester issued a short video showing cars and heavy goods vehicles colliding with trams across the Metrolink network. The latest video again shows drivers pulling […]

New TfGM road safety campaign calls on drivers to ‘See the Rider Not the Bike’

​Safer Roads Greater Manchester has launched a new campaign calling on drivers to play their part in ensuring people using a cycle are kept safe from harm. The ‘See The Rider Not The Bike’ campaign uses images of people going about everyday journeys and reminds motorists of the requirement for them to leave at least […]

Local Authorities flocking to JCT Traffic Signals Symposium

The number of people booking a delegate place at this year’s popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium is running significantly ahead of previous years, as the intelligent transport systems industry looks forward to the biggest JCT event ever. Already 16 local authorities have already signed up to be at the two-day knowledge sharing Symposium, which is […]


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