Boardman Reveals Revolutionary 1,000 Mile Cycling Infrastructure Project For Greater Manchester

Boardman reveals revolutionary 1,000 mile cycling infrastructure project for Greater Manchester

Joe Robinson 27 Jun 2018 New Beeline network to cover 1,000 miles of road while transforming the city's approach to transport Greater Manchester is set to receive a transport revolution as cycling and walking commissioner for the city Chris Boardman unveiled plans for the UK's largest cycling and walking network covering a staggering 1,000 miles. Called Beelines, keeping the Mancunian connection with the worker bee, this grand project is setting out to target the issues of obesity, poor air quality and costly congestion by introducing a system that will transform Manchester into a city, as Boardman states himself, designed for people and not the vehicle. At a cost of £150million per year for the next decade these plans 'will deliver an initial network spanning the main towns or extended urban areas of Greater Manchester.' It is estimated that this change in infrastructure could benefit the city to the tune of ...

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