As part of the two contracts, Go North West will operate 55 routes in both Wigan and Bolton from 17 September 2023, with a fleet of 308 buses under Greater Manchester's Bee Network.
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The policy sets out to ensure the benefits of walking, wheeling and cycling are unlocked for all residents and communities of Greater Manchester.
With the arrival of the last of the 27 new trams, Metrolink will be able to provide increased capacity on its network, attracting more people across Greater Manchester to use its public transit services.
With the first electric buses bearing the brand identity to begin operation from September 2023, plans are well underway to advance the delivery of Greater Manchester's fully integrated, London-style transport system.
The Zero Emission Buses Regional Area scheme has awarded 12 local transport authorities with a portion of £198.3 million to purchase zero-emission buses, which will equate to 943 alternative power buses being rolled-out on England's roads.
The new pilot will allow Mancunians access to cargo bikes and even cars through an electric car club being launched as part of the eHUBS trial.
“It’s my job to get what they’ve been promised”: An interview with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, sat down with Intelligent Transport’s Joshua Minchin to discuss whether the region’s public transport network is fit for purpose and to outline what needs to be done to 'level up' the network.
Metrolink drivers will strike over what Unite the union has called a “pitiful” pay rise offer from operator Keolis Amey Metrolink, with industrial action set to disrupt major sporting events.
Uber has informed customers that it will continue to be a legal requirement to wear a face covering on its services, despite restrictions around mask-wearing in England ending today.
The authority is marking 10 years of significant transport projects in the Greater Manchester region, which include expansions to the city’s Metrolink system and the UK’s biggest walking and cycling network.
Residents in Braintree will be able to rent scooters for £55 per month, while Rochdale has selected Lime to operate its vehicles in the Greater Manchester town.
With bus services hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, many in Greater Manchester have questioned if they would be better off in the hands of city authorities.
In a detailed Q&A, Peter Bell of Trapeze Group Europe offers his insight into why franchising could be the model of choice for bus companies in a post-COVID world.