The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down, wreaking havoc on health and jobs. As a result, many of us are spending far more time at home – prompting traffic levels to drop, along with air pollution and carbon emissions. Restrictions on travel and movement mean roads are now being used more by walkers and cyclists.
All of us – including children and vulnerable people – are having to frequently step into the road to follow the 2m rule, as most pavements are too narrow to pass safely. We’re also being encouraged to walk and cycle more as lockdown eases.
Crossing roads can be a lottery at the best of times, never mind if you have limited vision or mobility. But there’s a simple way to make our neighbourhoods safer for everyone - implied zebra crossings.
Show support for the Transport Select Committee’s report asking for the Government to change the law on pavement parking (Guide Dogs)
Public service announcement: TfGM would like to know your thoughts about cycling in Greater Manchester…. even if you don’t cycle they still want to hear from you!
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds are interested to know your thoughts about cycling, and, if you cycle, how often you do so, what influences your decisions to cycle, and how cycling affects your lifestyle.
Manchester City Council are leading a consultation on a 5km, £13.4 million proposed cycling and walking route from Chorlton to Manchester. You can show your support with this simple email action, created by Love Your Bike.
The Welsh Government wants to bulldoze through the Gwent Levels – Wales’ equivalent of the Amazon rainforest for their diversity of wildlife – to build a new 14-mile-long six-lane motorway. Gwent Wildlife Trust urgently needs your help to stop their destruction.
Right now, bus companies do what they like and it’s afree market wild west scenario. We need public control.
Transport for Greater Manchester are seeking views on the development of the city centre. They are working with Manchester City Council and Salford City Council. You have until Wednesday 17th October to give your views on how you find getting …