Category Archives: Transport

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“Electric Vehicle Discovery Day” in #Oldham, 14th September 10 to 5.

Octopus Electric Vehicles is an EV leasing company based in London. It is hosting an Electric Vehicle Discovery Day in conjunction with Transport for Greater Manchester in Oldham. It is on Saturday the 14th September between 10 and 5, at Oldham Town Hall. … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Trees not cars 17th August, 1pm #Manchester

Long-term observers of Manchester City Council are shocked, shocked to find that the recent declaration of a climate emergency turns out to be empty rhetoric rather than the radical, participatory and effective action that the City Council and its figleaf … Continue reading

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Great Ancoats St petition – questions answered! #Manchester #cycling

Some MCFly readers will already have signed the petition calling on Manchester City Council to change course on its Ancoats St plans, and actually, you know, have cycle lanes. Below is an interview with Nick Hubble, who set up the … Continue reading

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Critical Lass Cycle Ride Sunday 19th March, #Manchester

JOIN US! On the 19th March to make history for women’s cycling in Manchester! As part of Transport for Greater Manchester‘s WHOLE month of cycling events, we are delighted to be one of 60 – all happening to support International … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event; Travel behaviour change and #climate change #Manchester 23 March

Tyndall Manchester would like to invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series on “Travel behaviour change and climate change: communicating better” by Dr. Kate Pangbourne, on Thursday 23rd March (room C1, George Begg Building, Sackville Street) at 4.00pm.  … Continue reading

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Low Carbon #Manchester Bike Tour – Sat 17th September

From here: Join us on a tour of some of Manchester’s innovative projects to reduce the city’s carbon footprint. From green walls and green tariffs to community energy and grey water use we’ll shed new light on some familiar locations … Continue reading

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#Manchester Friends of the Earth – help make cycling safer, better

Manchester City Council is consulting on changes to the Oxford Road cycling corridor scheme.  Manchester Friends of the Earth wants people to write to the Council about some backward changes in ambition. You have until 12th July to respond. Here’s … Continue reading

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Video: Cycling in central #Manchester is dangerous, frustrating

Great job from Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign, highlighting the complete dogs dinner that Manchester City Council is making of cycling provision in the city centre. Nice to see a well-made and funny video being used as a campaigning tool!  Via … Continue reading

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TfGM admits will miss emissions target by 1.68 million tonnes. #Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester has a public consultation going on.  Not about sardine-packing on Metrolink, but about its Low-Emission (sic) Strategy (sic) and Air Quality Action (sic) Plan (sic). There are of course no guarantees it will listen to anything … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Vigil for cyclist, Friday 13th February, 6.30pm

Artur Piotr Ruszel, aged 45, was cycling on Upper Brook Street on the morning of Tuesday 13th January 2015 when he was involved in a collision with a car. He died from his injuries later the same day [1]. On … Continue reading

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