£16m more pledged for Manchester’s tram network to keep running during pandemic

The government is to provide more emergency funding to keep Greater Manchester’s trams running during Covid restrictions. More than £16m has been allocated for the...

Increased Police Presence announced for the troubled Oldham and Rochdale Metrolink line

There will be an increased police and staff presence on the Oldham and Rochdale Metrolink line over the next week as part of Operation...

Bike sales more than doubled in April as country went into lockdown

The first official industry statistics on UK bike and e-bike sales under lockdown have boosted the case for e-bike purchase incentives, according to the...

First Bee Network Cycle Hire stations installed ahead of launch

The first docking stations set to be delivered as part of the Bee Network Cycle Hire scheme have been installed at the University of...

Part of Deansgate to reopen after legal challenge from bus company

A section of Deansgate which has been closed to traffic since May will have to be temporarily re-opened one way to buses. The section between...

£43 million M6 junction 19 is now fully open

National Highways’ innovative £43 million project to tackle congestion at one of the busiest motorway junctions in the North West is now fully up...

Back to the future: “Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need… roads!”

As all the major players look to develop flying cars or personal air vehicles (PAVs) , air taxis and skyway parcel delivery services, the...

Greater Manchester to get one billion pounds to fund public transport

Greater Manchester is to receive just over £1bn to spend on new Metrolink trams, bus corridors and the 140-mile active travel “Bee Network”, the...

£1.1m council pledge to clear Manchester’s Road gullies

Manchester City Council has announced that it is to invest an extra £1.1m to boost the cleaning of roadside gullies over the next two...

Happy 50th birthday for the breathalyser

The drink drive breathalyser is 50 years old this weekend. Police carried out the first roadside breath test on a motorist in Shropshire on 8...