MCFly 040- They talk the talk, but what about tramming the bike?

On Friday Jan 15 the Greater Manchester “Integrated” Transport Authority met to decide whether to allow bikes on trams. “Love your Bike” campaign and Greater Manchester Cycling Campaign had hoped for at least a relaxation of the current total ban: a compromise solution of off-peak travel would have at least shown willing towards, um, integrated transport and encouraging people to make smart (low carbon) choices. It wasn’t to be. Four Liberal Democrats- including David Sandiford (Didsbury East)- voted for the status quo, as did three Conservatives. The five Labour councillors argued against the ban and voted for a deferment and then voted against.#For more info: Guardian Fri 15, Peter Walker
And watch this space…


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