Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham accused the Conservative government of taking a London-centric approach to lifting lockdown restrictions, but has revealed that so far, this has had no apparent negative effect on Manchester’s statistics.
‘People are still dying. Please act responsibly’: GM leaders stress caution as lockdown measures relaxed
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Sunday announcement that lockdown measures were being weakened has prompted a change in focus for the GMCA from containment to law and order.
After Prime Minister Boris Johnson hinted that lockdown restrictions may be eased from Monday, Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says it is “hard to say” that the worst of the crisis is behind us.
Although the rate of increase in the number of new cases in GMCR has slowed, it is still too early to begin to think about returning to business as usual, according to Mayor Andy Burnham and Council Leader Sir Richard Leese.
Manchester has today unveiled one of the largest and most ambitious cycling and walking routes in the country, as part of their goals to become carbon neutral by 2038.
‘It’s about people NOT shiny developments’: Andy Burnham’s plan to improve Manchester’s quality of life
Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester and Chair of Greater Manchester combined authority, today outlined his vision to make Manchester a better place to live in for everyone.
Manchester Metrolink’s ‘Second City Crossing’ (2CC) has been named as Britain’s Construction and Engineering Project of the Year at the National Transport Awards.
‘Anything could happen to you’: Deansgate employees slam potential introduction of driver-only trains
Rail strikes won’t work according to a Deansgate customer service worker, who fears the introduction of driver-only trains is “written in stone” under a flailing Conservative government.
Greater Manchester has made progress in its attempt to create an Oyster-style transport system by launching the ‘Get Me There’ smartcard.
Last year more than 30,000 people were caught without a tram ticket across the Metrolink network. That amounts to almost a hundred people a day.
‘Bigger and better’: Metrolink praise patience through overhaul as customer satisfaction rises again
Despite Metrolink’s massive overhaul recently – which has turned the Manchester light rail network into the UK’s biggest – customer satisfaction is higher than ever.