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GM Transport 2040 Strategy consultation – Manchester Friends of the Earth’s response

27th September 2016

Last year (2015) Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) consulted on their 2040 Vision for Transport in Greater Manchester.  Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted a detailed response.

A summary of the consultation responses is available on the GM Combined Authority website. More/better cycle provision was the most commonly raised issue by both the public and stakeholders.

Chart 1 Most frequently raised issues by the public

In July 2016, TfGM launched a 12-week consultation on the Transport 2040 Strategy.

Transport 2040 Strategy consultation

Manchester Friends of the Earth submitted a detailed response covering the following transport issues: funding, aviation, air quality, public transport, cycling, safe and secure transport system, reduction in traffic speed in residential environments, priority for whom and noise pollution.  The full report is available from DropBox (pdf).