Jenoptik hails Greater Manchester’s investment in average speed camera deployment

Enforcement and ANPR camera technology provider Jenoptik is hailing a new contract in Greater Manchester as “taking considerable action to upgrade road safety measures”. Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed the company to deliver average speed routes as part of an upgrade of its enforcement technology.  In a separate contract, Jenoptik is upgrading 90 spot […]

Salford Bolton Network Improvements (SBNI) on A666 due to start this week

Improvement works on A666 between Rivington Crescent and Irlams o’ th’ Height roundabout are due to start on 4 March 2024. The works are part of the Salford Bolton Network Improvements (SBNI) Programme, promoted by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Salford City Council. The SBNI programme involves a series of local transport network improvements […]

Telent to improve vital communications for Greater Manchester

Digital infrastructure specialist Telent says public sector organisations across Greater Manchester will have easier and faster access to digital services thanks to a major new communications network being implemented by the company in a partnership with Cisco. Telent was selected to assist with the design, build and management of the Greater Manchester (GM) One Network […]

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 […]

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