New Jenoptik average speed cameras installed in Greater Manchester

New average speed cameras are being installed across Greater Manchester as part what Transport For Greater Manchester calls its continued work to increase resources for law enforcement and make roads safer for everyone. The organisation is upgrading speed cameras across 25 routes with the latest generation of average speed systems from Jenoptik which track how […]

Greater Manchester invites public to set Vision Zero strategy

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has endorsed a draft version of Greater Manchester’s Vision Zero Strategy, which also underlines the commitment to halve the number of deaths and life changing injuries by the end of this decade. Following endorsement of the draft document, members of the public and stakeholders will now get to have […]

Greater Manchester working with Google on Green Light project

Transport for Greater Manchester has teamed up with Google to use AI to improve traffic flow and reduce stop-and-go emissions.  With responsibility to install, maintain and manage traffic signals on behalf of Greater Manchester’s 10 councils, TfGM oversees a signal network that includes 2,500 sets of traffic signals.  The Green Light project brought together Googles […]

TfGM talks of a “buzz in the air” with app a week ahead of Bee Network launch

A new Bee Network app that puts real time bus, tram and train travel information at customers’ fingertips for the first time – and allows them to buy combined bus and tram tickets that are 20% cheaper – has gone live. It comes ahead of the launch of Greater Manchester’s first locally controlled bus services […]

TfGM and Network Rail partner to integrate more transport

Network Rail and Transport for Greater Manchester are partnering to deliver a joint vision for Manchester and Salford’s central railway stations. They say the collaboration agreement, the first of its kind between the two organisations, is a major step forward in bringing together both land and infrastructure to create a better-connected Greater Manchester. “Through the […]

Jenoptik upgrades Greater Manchester’s spot speed cameras

Smart mobility solutions manufacturer Jenoptik has signed a contract with Transport for Greater Manchester to upgrade 90 spot speed cameras and a five-year maintenance agreement. By using the latest technology, TfGM aims to create a sophisticated network of modern safety cameras to encourage better driver behaviour. The rollout will start this summer. TfGM is upgrading […]

Upgrade to Greater Manchester’s speed camera network getting underway

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has signed a contract with Jenoptik UK to upgrade almost a hundred spot speed cameras across the region with state-of-the-art technology to help improve road safety. Funded through the Mayor’s Challenge Fund (MCF), the project aims to encourage better driver behaviour by creating a better network of modern safety cameras, […]

Greater Manchester’s Active Travel Commissioner Dame Sarah Storey sets out Vision Zero commitment to prevent deaths and serious injuries

Active Travel Commissioner, Dame Sarah Storey has set out Greater Manchester’s intention to eliminating deaths and serious injuries on the city-region’s roads through ‘Vision Zero’.  In 2021, 858 people were killed or seriously injured in collisions on Greater Manchester’s roads.  Vision Zero is the next step in Greater Manchester’s mission to reduce the number of […]

Greater Manchester’s first Bee Network buses handed over ahead of September launch

Greater Manchester’s very first Bee Network buses were handed over last week, according to Transport for Greater Manchester. Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham was in Larbert, Scotland to take receipt of the first five buses to have been built by Alexander Dennis, one of the world’s leading global bus manufacturers. Assembled over several months, […]

New road safety campaign in Manchester focuses on cyclists

Drivers are being urged to play their part in keeping people who cycle safe from harm while riding on Greater Manchester’s roads as part of a campaign by Safer Roads Greater Manchester. See the Rider Not the Bike uses images of people going about their everyday journeys and reminds motorists of the requirements for them […]

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