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GM bus franchising to go ahead

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Sarah Townsend

The city-region will be the first outside London to bring bus services under local control, as part of Mayor Andy Burnham’s quest to implement an integrated transport network across Greater Manchester.

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Mayoral debate | Rebuilding the regions for all 

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With mayoral elections looming in May, candidates of various political stripes hope to break Labour’s hold over the Manchester and Liverpool city regions, but whether less experienced contenders can break the current monopolies remains to be seen. 

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Stockport to progress A34 bid

Neil Tague

An outline business case for a £35m package of projects on the key South Manchester route is being prepared for submission to the Department for Transport in March.

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Manchester pushes on with clean air strategy

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Neil Tague

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority aims to sign off a final plan to improve air quality in the city region by this summer ahead of a proposed 2022 rollout, despite a lack of clarity on funding.