Bee Network Manifesto

Bee Network Manifesto

The Bee Network is a huge step forward for active travel in Greater Manchester. A joined-up integrated public transport offering and better infrastructure will make walking, wheeling or cycling a much more attractive option for many people. Walk Ride GM have nine key asks for 

Infrastructure safari with local leaders

Infrastructure safari with local leaders

  On Wednesday 27th September Walk Ride GM led a safari by cycle with attendees including Councillor Tom Ross, leader of Trafford Council, and Councillor Tracey Rawlings, Executive Member for Environment and Transport at Manchester City Council.  The forecast high winds thankfully didn’t materialise and 

School Streets Update: Read our report and recommendations

School Streets Update: Read our report and recommendations

Over the last few years, Walk Ride Whalley Range has been supporting schools in Whalley Range to find ways to reduce traffic outside the school gates as well as encourage parents and carers to walk, wheel or cycle to school, where they are able. We’ve 

Stockport Councillors join Walk Ride for successful ‘Infrastructure Safari’

Stockport Councillors join Walk Ride for successful ‘Infrastructure Safari’

A trio of councillors from across Stockport joined a recent guided cycle tour of the modern, best-practice infrastructure that has gone in across Salford and Manchester. Cllr Geoff Abell (Marple North), Cllr James Frizzell (Reddish South), and Cllr Peter West (Norbury & Woodsmoor) met with 

Every child deserves a School Street: Watch our film

Every child deserves a School Street: Watch our film

Over the last year, Walk Ride Whalley Range has been supporting schools in Whalley Range to find ways to reduce traffic outside the school gates as well as encourage parents and carers to walk, wheel or cycle to school, where they are able. This film 

Walk Ride invites Stockport councillors and officers on an ‘Infrastructure Safari’

Walk Ride invites Stockport councillors and officers on an ‘Infrastructure Safari’

Members of Walk Ride Stockport have invited the borough’s councillors and officers to experience the modern, best-practice infrastructure that is increasingly evident in parts of Greater Manchester. The ride – coined as an ‘infrastructure safari‘ – will give participants the opportunity to feel firsthand how 

Moving Traffic Offences: What are our councils’ game-changing new powers?

Moving Traffic Offences: What are our councils’ game-changing new powers?

Since 31 May 2022, local authorities in England outside of London have been able to apply to the Secretary of State for new powers to enforce ‘moving traffic offences’. This means they can be granted powers that have previously been held only by the police 

Local Groups Update: New Group for Gatley, Pedestrian Crossings Priority, Election Results + more

Local Groups Update: New Group for Gatley, Pedestrian Crossings Priority, Election Results + more

Warm Welcome to Walk Ride Gatley We’re delighted to reveal our newest group within the Walk Ride family, Walk Ride Gatley. You can meet them and share your ideas on how to improve the community together, as well as signing up to their mailing list 

Stockport 2023 elections candidate questionnaire

Stockport 2023 elections candidate questionnaire

It’s election season in Stockport, and with all seats up for grabs it’s a crucial moment for the future of the borough. Stockport’s Walk Ride groups have prepared the following questions and sent them to all candidates. We will add their replies to this page 

Local Groups Update: Wins for Walk Ride Blackley, Active Travel Commissioner Visits Whalley Range School Street + more

Local Groups Update: Wins for Walk Ride Blackley, Active Travel Commissioner Visits Whalley Range School Street + more

Welcome to our latest round-up of selected activities and neighbourhood successes achieved by our local Walk Ride group volunteers. Walk Ride Blackley Walk into the Weekend Friday 10 March was the very first ‘Walk into the Weekend’. Initiated by the Walk Ride Blackley team, the 

News: Walk Ride Blackley Helps Secure Safer Steps in Blackley Forest, Launches 20’s Plenty Petition for Blackley Village + More

News: Walk Ride Blackley Helps Secure Safer Steps in Blackley Forest, Launches 20’s Plenty Petition for Blackley Village + More

Walk Ride Blackley has been very active lately in pursuit of healthier, safer, better neighbourhoods to live in. Blackley Forest Steps After successful campaigning, new steps have been unveiled at Blackley Forest. Previously unstable and unsafe (see below), the steps are now fortified with brand 

Review: Destination Bee Network

Review: Destination Bee Network

On Tuesday 31 January, Walk Ride Greater Manchester hosted a Q&A session with Mayor Andy Burnham, Active Travel Commissioner Dame Sarah Storey, and Transport Commissioner Vernon Everitt, followed by a Walk Ride GM campaign update. Introduced by Claire and chaired by Helen, the event attracted