Cheadle Royal Roundabout

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.

Hollingworth Traffic

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.

Greater Manchester Cycling

Manchester’s £5.5m ‘active travel’ bid approved

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Sarah Townsend

The money from the Government’s Active Travel Fund, intended to support interventions to encourage walking and cycling, will help fund the construction of a city centre ‘Triangle’ system and a five-mile foot and cycle route in Wythenshawe.  

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Manchester revisits bus franchise model  

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Sarah Townsend

Transport for Greater Manchester is conducting a further consultation following one last year on plans to franchise the city’s bus network, to assess whether the pandemic has changed people’s minds.

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Manchester pushes for underground HS2 hub

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Sarah Townsend

The council has pledged to maximise the “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” High Speed 2 presents for regenerating the city centre and improving connections across the North, but called for an underground HS2 station at Manchester Piccadilly and the removal of the nearby Gateway House office block.