Progress on the Stretford Cycleway – August 2018

The Stretford Cycleway has been a long time coming, it now seems an age since it was first discussed at the Trafford Cycle Forum. Its origins are from a very different time, prior to Greater Manchester having a mayor or cycling and walking commissioner and Trafford Council changing leadership. Funding was from the old CCAG2 pot, with the financial limitation having quite an impact on the scheme. Continue reading “Progress on the Stretford Cycleway – August 2018”

A tale of two masterplans

As I’ve covered in some recent posts, Trafford Council have published a refreshed masterplan for Stretford, based predominantly around the UA92 proposals. They’ve been consulting residents about these proposals, having hosted a number of sessions with locals. They also have an online questionnaire for people to give their views, deadline is 19 December 2017. Continue reading “A tale of two masterplans”

Metrolink Trafford Park Line – Latest designs

TfGM have recently circulated designs for the Metrolink Trafford Park Line, including details of the changes that’ll affect cycling in the area. We have been told the design is now at an advanced stage, but TfGM are welcoming comments and suggestions for improvement on the details from a user’s perspective. How likely they are to make any significant changes though, I’m not sure. Continue reading “Metrolink Trafford Park Line – Latest designs”