The first ‘Trixi’ safety mirrors are being fitted at key road junctions across Greater Manchester as part of an ongoing programme to improve road safety for cyclists.
Local councils have helped to identify 176 road junctions across Greater Manchester with a left hand turn that would most benefit from safety improvements. Some of the junctions will [...]
A new exhibition at Piccadilly Station Metrolink stop will pay tribute to some of Manchester’s most iconic music artists.
Entitled ‘Still Lives: Music in Manchester, 1976-1992’, the exhibition features nine bands including The Smiths and The Stone Roses alongside the venues where they made their names. Each of the nine pieces of artwork details an important [...]
Mammatus Clouds over Bingley (Photo: M. Hartshome)
A cold, cloudy but largely dry day. Road surfaces will be close to or just below zero in the early evening to the north and east side of Oldham. Cloud will then thicken through the evening bringing some outbreaks of rain, sleet and snow, and milder temperatures. [...]
The Greenfield Rail Action Group was formed in 2010. It joined with existing groups in Mossley and Marsden who were already looking at issues affecting journeys along the Huddersfield to Manchester line. Together they formed the Stalybridge to Huddersfield Rail Users’ Group (SHRUG).
The prime aim of the large [...]
First UK Bus will be consulting with Saddleworth bus users, during November, about the quality and value of bus routes and services serving Saddleworth. They are giving people living and working in the Saddleworth and Lees areas the opportunity to shape their future bus services as part of a wide ranging consultation exercise.
Photo: Stuart Coleman©2013
Even more of Greater Manchester’s Yellow School Buses are set to go green after a successful bid for government funding.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has been awarded £682,890 from the Clean Bus Technology Fund to upgrade 30 of the region’s earliest Yellow School Buses.
Greater Manchester’s fleet of 81 Yellow School Buses run to [...]
Transport bosses are celebrating success as cycling in Greater Manchester is given a £20 million boost as part of a national bid to get more people on bikes.
Approval of the investment, the largest award from the Government’s Cycle City Ambition Grant, comes as Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is already investing more than £50 [...]
Garth Harkness, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Saddleworth North has criticised Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) for their handling of the re-siting of a bus stop in Dobcross.
He contacted TfGM with his concerns five months ago when the bus stop and shelter was moved from its original site in response to safety fears, it was [...]
Two new free cycle maintenance course are taking place in Openshaw soon for cyclists who want to learn how to keep their bike in tip-top condition.
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is holding more of the popular courses on Monday 29 July and Tuesday 6 August from 5.30pm-7.30pm. The 2-hour long sessions will help adults (over [...]