Better Buses for Greater Manchester march from Stagecoach to hand in their 11,000 strong petition to Andy Burnham
Campaigners for Better Buses will lead a march from ‘stingy Stagecoach’ to Andy Burnham’s office on Friday 3rd January. A handmade bus will lead the group to hand in their petition, with a greedy bus shareholder fatcat joining them at the back
Ahead of world COPD day on Wednesday 20th November, Manchester Friends of the Earth are calling on all candidates seeking to be elected as Greater Manchester MPs to support urgent action to reduce the illegal levels of air pollution across Greater Manchester. 
Parents install airplane style ‘oxygen masks’ at local bus stop to highlight toxic Manchester streets
A group of parents have installed airplane style ‘oxygen masks’ at their local bus stop to highlight the toxic air on UK streets. The masks drop down when air pollution reaches dangerous levels. With 83% of UK parents worried about the effect of air pollution* on their families the group are calling for urgent action to reduce air pollution, such as the inclusion of the most polluting private cars in the Clean Air Zone for Greater Manchester.
Friends of the Earth chief executive, Craig Bennett has written to Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport, urging him to halt plans to build an Arundel bypass because of its environmental and community impacts. A consultation into the route ends this Thursday (24 October).
Arundel Bypass: Friends of the Earth continues challenge to scheme, and calls for Highways England to be scrapped
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.