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Passengers urged to wear a covering or face eviction from public transport

• Wearing of face coverings mandatory on public transport since 15 June
• Compliance levels are reducing, particularly on bus and Metrolink and in the afternoon & evening
• Only 60% of passengers wearing a face covering on trams in the evenings
• Police and operators step up engagement with a week of action at city centre locations

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Residents advised to plan their journeys as bars, restaurants and other businesses reopen this weekend

People looking to travel across Greater Manchester are being urged to keep themselves and others safe by planning their journeys in advance and following safety guidelines ahead of this weekend - which will see thousands of hospitality businesses opening their doors for the first time since lockdown began.

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Manchester opens UK’s first CYCLOPS junction

The UK‘s first CYCLOPS (Cycle Optimised Protected Signals) junction has been launched in Hulme, South Manchester.  The unique design separates pedestrians and cyclists from traffic, reducing the possibility of collisions or conflict.

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Mayor reiterates “safety first” message as more businesses prepare to reopen from July 4

Business owners and employees urged to follow Safely Reopening GM guidelines

Public asked to behave responsibly and support all workers

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Plans for Greater Manchester Bike Hire scheme move forward

The development of a Greater Manchester Bike Hire scheme – which will enable thousands more people to make active journeys – has this week reached a major milestone as TfGM launches the search for a service provider to deliver the scheme.

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Passengers play their part in prevention

Public transport passengers in Greater Manchester are being urged to continue playing their part in stopping the spread of coronavirus, after responding positively to the government’s face covering direction. 

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Guide Dogs continues dog training thanks to Transport for Greater Manchester

Thanks to a helping hand from Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), Guide Dogs continues training its dogs safely using a bus.

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Amey appointed as new supplier for TfGM electric vehicle charging network

Amey has been appointed by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to expand and maintain the city-region’s publicly owned electric vehicle (EV) charging network.

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Reminder: Changes to Greater Manchester public transport from 15 June

A series of changes are being introduced across the transport network, starting Monday 15 June.

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Mayor says ‘safety must come first’ as Greater Manchester economy reopens

  • Campaign across Greater Manchester on how to stay safe
  • Business owners and employees urged to follow Safely Reopening GM guidelines
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Public in Greater Manchester must wear face coverings on public transport from 15 June

Bus, tram and rail passengers in Greater Manchester will be required to wear a face covering for the duration of their journey from 15 June.