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Get involved in the Destination: Bee Network Conversation

Over the past four weeks, the Destination: Bee Network bus has been touring across Greater Manchester gathering people’s opinions on how to transform the way people travel in the region.

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Passengers urged to plan ahead for Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday

People travelling on Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday are being urged to plan ahead as the city-region pauses to remember those who have served and lost their lives in war and conflict.

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Councillors join TravelSafe team on another successful operation on Metrolink's Bury line

Local councillors joined a special TravelSafe Partnership operation on Metrolink’s Bury line this week to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour and give passengers the confidence to travel safely.

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TravelSafe move to reassure Metrolink passengers after disorder on Bury line

Staff from the TravelSafe Partnership have engaged with hundreds of Metrolink passengers this week as part of a targeted operation to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour on the network and increase passenger confidence.

Metrolink tram with St Peter's Square Cross

Commuters urged to plan ahead this weekend amid high-profile events and Metrolink works

Public transport users and drivers are asked to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys this weekend due to a number of large events and planned improvement works taking place on Metrolink.  

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Funding award marks a significant step towards Bee Network

Transport for Greater Manchester has welcomed the award of £1.07bn in government funding to the city-region - marking a significant step towards delivering the Bee Network.

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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 Salford this week – ahead of dozens more being installed over the coming weeks.

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Transport passengers urged to travel safer ahead of winter

Transport passengers are being urged to keep themselves and others safe by following some simple steps as coronavirus infection rates continue to rise ahead of winter.

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Demolition begins at Stockport’s old bus station to make way for multi-million-pound interchange with rooftop park and 196 new apartments in a landmark development

From Monday 18 October 2021, demolition of Stockport’s old bus station will begin to make way for a new state-of-the-art transport interchange in the heart of the town centre.

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People of Greater Manchester invited to join in the Destination: Bee Network Conversation

  • Mayor and Transport Commissioner launch public conversation on GM’s journey to the Bee Network – an integrated transport system which will join together buses, trams, cycling, and walking by 2024, with rail incorporated by 2030 
  • The Network will transform how people travel in GM, supporting seamless end-to-end journeys, with the Bee symbol intended as a trusted guarantee of a good service 
  • By getting involved in the Destination: Bee Network Conversation, people can help to bring the vision to life based on what’s most important to them 
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GM Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme for HGVs to launch in November

  • GM has secured one of the largest support packages outside of London with £120m to help regional businesses, people and organisations upgrade to cleaner, compliant vehicles and avoid a daily charge
  • A decision on the launch date for the Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme is due on 13 October
  • If approved, initial funding will launch for GM-registered HGVs on 30 November, followed by funding for GM-registered Private Hire Vehicles, Hackney Carriages, coaches, minibuses and Light Goods Vehicles at the end of January 2022