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New Greater Manchester Transport Committee meets for the first time

NewsPosted 6 August 2019

A newly-formed Greater Manchester Transport Committee (GMTC), responsible for overseeing the shape of transport in Greater Manchester, has held its first meeting.

Metrolink improvement work to impact stops

NewsPosted 30 July 2019

We’re improving security measures and passenger facilities at Cornbrook and Shudehill Metrolink stops.

Super sustainability signposted by award

NewsPosted 25 July 2019

Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink stop and the Second City Crossing have been praised for their sustainability.

New approach to junction design applauded both nationally and internationally

NewsPosted 25 July 2019

Transport for Greater Manchester traffic engineers have developed a unique approach to junction design that will maximise the opportunities for safe cycling and walking whilst optimising the overall junction performance for all transport modes.

Study ranks Metrolink amongst leading systems

NewsPosted 18 July 2019

Metrolink is one of the best light rail systems in the World according to experts.

Cycling and walking schemes across Greater Manchester open for business

NewsPosted 17 July 2019

A £2 million series of schemes developed by TfGM with Bury, Tameside and Trafford councils, aimed at encouraging people to cycle and walk across Greater Manchester is now complete.

Park and Ride set for huge boost across Greater Manchester

NewsPosted 10 July 2019

Following the launch of Our Network – the Mayor’s ambitious 10-year vision for an integrated-transport system in Greater Manchester – TfGM has confirmed 1,000 new park and ride spaces are on their way.

Bee Network creates a buzz in Salford as two schemes open for consultation

NewsPosted 5 July 2019

Salford residents are being invited to have their say about two new transformational cycle routes aimed at opening up travel on foot and by bike across the area.

TfGM installs new wayfinding signs across the regional centre

NewsPosted 4 July 2019

Residents and visitors to Manchester are set to benefit from a new easy-to-use wayfinding system.

Passengers set to benefit from new contactless payments on Metrolink

NewsPosted 3 July 2019

We’re launching a new, easy-to-use contactless payment system on Metrolink.