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Greater Manchester’s Bee Network increases to 1,800 miles as £134m of new cycling and walking schemes announced

NewsPosted 24 June 2019

Transport for Greater Manchester has today published an updated Bee Network map which sees the network increase to 1,800 miles in total length.

One week left for businesses and residents to give views on Greater Manchester Clean Air proposals

NewsPosted 21 June 2019

There’s just over a week left for businesses and people to give their initial views on proposals to tackle roadside air pollution in Greater Manchester.

Just the ticket! Pupils take action on air pollution

NewsPosted 20 June 2019

To mark Clean Air Day 2019, school children across Greater Manchester are taking action to improve air quality at their school gates by handing out 'penalty notices' to idling cars.

Metrolink thriving say government figures

NewsPosted 20 June 2019

The latest government figures show that the Metrolink network continues to thrive.

Greater Manchester joins global cities in signing up for people-friendly streets

NewsPosted 19 June 2019

Greater Manchester has signed up to the Open Streets movement – a programme of events that temporarily open streets to people by closing them to cars.

Pollution Pods land in Greater Manchester for Clean Air Week 2019

NewsPosted 13 June 2019

An internationally acclaimed artwork – allowing people to safely experience air pollution and smog from different cities around the world – is set to appear in Greater Manchester to mark the region’s first ever Clean Air Week.

First San Francisco-style Parklet and Pocket Park installed in Greater Manchester

NewsPosted 12 June 2019

Stockport town centre is the first in Greater Manchester to benefit from a San Francisco–inspired parklet; a mini-park installed on-street that features seating, greenery and cycle parking.

TfGM statement following KAM/Unite discussions

NewsPosted 28 May 2019

Danny Vaughan, TfGM’s Head of Metrolink, said: “It’s good news that a revised pay offer has been agreed between KAM and Unite officials, I am grateful for the efforts of all parties to reach this point.

Parents issued school bus reminder

NewsPosted 17 May 2019

We are urging parents and guardians to take action and book places for their children on yellow school bus services for the next academic year.

Work starts on the first Bee Network project: Wigan’s Muddy Mile

NewsPosted 10 May 2019

Work has begun to deliver the first scheme as part of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network - a plan for the UK’s largest cycling and walking network.

Passenger reminder over bus service changes

NewsPosted 24 April 2019

We’re urging people to plan their journeys in advance ahead of a major bus timetable change.

Multi-million milestone for busy busway

NewsPosted 3 April 2019

Over three million passenger journeys have been made on services using the Leigh to Ellenbrook Guided Busway over the past year.

Five year landmark for Rochdale town centre extension

NewsPosted 29 March 2019

The fifth anniversary of Metrolink’s expansion to Rochdale town centre will take place on Sunday.

Ashton Interchange steels itself for major construction milestone

NewsPosted 25 March 2019

Tameside Council and transport leaders have marked an important milestone in the construction of Ashton’s new transport interchange, visiting the site to see the completion of its steel superstructure.

Bumper boost to the Bee Network: £137 million investment announced

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

A total of 18 new cycling and walking schemes with a total value of £137m will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority next week as part of Greater Manchester’s Bee Network.

Greater Manchester takes home top European transport strategy award

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Greater Manchester has scooped the European Commission's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) award in recognition of its sustainable transport strategy.

Another £3m to help clean up Greater Manchester’s bus fleet

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Greater Manchester is set to receive another £3 million government funding to help clean up its bus fleet and improve air quality across the city-region.

Special event held to mark exciting progress on landmark project

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Political, transport and commercial leaders gathered at intu Trafford Centre to view the latest exciting progress made on Metrolink’s Trafford Park Line extension.

Planning green light for Stockport’s transformational new transport hub, park and residential scheme

NewsPosted 22 March 2019

Planning permission has been improved for the new Stockport interchange, which will include a rooftop park, a cycling and walking bridge and a residential development.

Major Metrolink mileage magic

NewsPosted 20 March 2019

Tram 3006 became the first M-5000 Metrolink vehicle to clock up 1,000,000 kilometres this afternoon.