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£137m investment to encourage cycling and walking in Greater Manchester

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Greater Manchester is announcing its largest ever investment in cycling and walking with £137 million pounds to be spent on new projects.

It includes 70 miles of new cycling and walking routes as well as 14 miles of Dutch-style cycle lanes that are protected from motor traffic.

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PROPOSALS:

  • A £10.7 million cycling and walking corridor in Rochdale
  • A £11.6 million route between Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria stations via the Northern Quarter
  • A spectacular 100 metre cycling and walking bridge linking Stockport railway station with the proposed new interchange
  • A £14.6 million bid to revolutionise travel on foot and by bike in Leigh, Atherton and Tyldesley