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Arup on board for Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan

The consultant, working with Aecom, will draw up a plan to bring pollution from cars and road traffic in the region down to legal levels in the next five years, including potential clean air charges for “the most polluting” vehicles.


Warnings ahead of Metrolink and Euston closures

Two of the Greater Manchester tram network’s lines will be closed for improvement works over the Easter weekend, while Virgin services to London will terminate short of the capital.

Scotman's Flash Beams Wigan A49 2

Beams laid for Wigan link road bridge

Contractor Jones Bros Civil Engineering has reached its first milestone on the A49 link road, with beams installed for the first of three new bridges.


‘Penny hasn’t dropped yet’ on cycling, says Boardman

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Greater Manchester's cycling and walking commissioner Chris Boardman and Mayor Andy Burnham have called on Government to provide "a consistent funding stream" for cycling and walking, increasing money from the Department of Transport above the 1% of total budget currently spent.