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Manchester City Centre Transport consultation response: Walk Ride urges bolder, faster changes with clear rollout plan

Manchester City Centre Transport consultation response: Walk Ride urges bolder, faster changes with clear rollout plan

Manchester City Council is to be congratulated for its draft City Centre Transport Strategy  – which is open for comment until Wed 4 Nov and you feedback here.  Walk Ride GM is broadly very supportive of the principles and proposals – but we urge a 

Design brief: Opportunity to create project identity with the Chorlton Climate Action Partnership

Design brief: Opportunity to create project identity with the Chorlton Climate Action Partnership

WE ARE LOOKING TO WORK WITH A DESIGNER OR DESIGN TEAM ON AN EXCITING PROJECT IN SOUTH MANCHESTER…

Walk Ride GM in new community partnership for low-traffic community project in South Manchester

Walk Ride GM in new community partnership for low-traffic community project in South Manchester

Chorlton community group wins £200,000 from National Lottery Climate Fund to help it kickstart a clean, green future

 

A group of Chorlton residents have teamed up to win just over £200,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund’s brand-new Climate Action Fund to get their local area ‘back on its feet’ after COVID-19 through people-powered transport.

 

The Chorlton Climate Action Partnership, led by WalkRideGM in partnership with local charity Groundwork Greater Manchester, wants to help create a healthier, cleaner and greener Chorlton by enabling more people to get around enjoyably, and safely, on foot, wheelchair and bike.

 

With the support of local community groups, the city’s data community Open Data Manchester and active travel advocates Sustrans, the partnership will gather data and people’s views on local travel and pollution, then pilot three projects designed to get people moving.

 

One project will aim to bring more shoppers to a local high street, one will work with families to debut a safer, greener school run and one will be designed for environmental improvements to a residential street

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Letter on walking & cycling in Manchester during Covid19 sent to city council leader Sir Richard Leese

Letter on walking & cycling in Manchester during Covid19 sent to city council leader Sir Richard Leese

We’re publishing this letter sent to Manchester City Council leader Sir Richard Leese as it outlines our position on why it’s important to take positive, rapid action to support walking and cycling as part of the post-lockdown recovery of our city and Greater Manchester regional