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Let’s talk – our plan to tackle congestion in Greater Manchester

Andy Burnham Mayor of Greater Manchester

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The Greater Manchester congestion conversation survey has now closed. The Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham would like to express his sincere thanks to the 6,749 people and organisations that took the time to give their views and opinions.

Your responses will make a real difference to how we address the challenge of a congested network and continue to keep a growing and developing city region moving.

Over the next couple of months, the Mayor, TfGM, local authorities and other key business and community representatives will assess the survey results and start to develop a plan to ease traffic congestion across Greater Manchester.

An initial plan will be published by the end of February 2018.

Additionally the Mayor has also requested the support of business leaders, transport experts, health professionals, cycling ambassadors, freight operators and road specialists, who will be working together as an Expert Reference Group to discuss the results and provide their own input into the plan.

This group will meet regularly over the coming months and has been tasked with finding innovative and forward thinking solutions to tackle congestion now and in the longer term.

Of course there are things that we can all do straight away to improve the situation, reduce journey times and get to where we need to.

We will keep you informed of any updates via this page and our social media channels and the congestion conversation document is still available below for further information and background.

Thanks once again 6,749 is a fantastic response.