Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

Smart Thinking: Rubbish (and data) collection

United Utilities are using bin wagons to collect meter readings.

Research meets Cycling - In the City and for the City

Gabi Schliwa (University of Manchester) and Graeme Sherriff (University of Salford, see contributor profile) share insights from the 12th Cycling and Society Research Symposium held in Greater Manchester and reflect on what cycling research means, and could mean, for the region.

Greater Manchester charges ahead with electric vehicles

Electric vehicle use in Greater Manchester has rocketed over the past 12 months.

Manchester Cycles in Copenhagen’s Tracks

Greater Manchester went a little bit Danish this week...

Creativity can change our streets

Julieta Duran argues that teamwork and creative thinking can help transform our streets into pleasant places for us to socialise, walk and cycle through.

Danish Bike Life Comes to Manchester

Danish Bike Life Comes to Manchester

Manchester joins race to be the Copenhagen of Britain.

'Corridor010101', Manchester Corridor

Manchester – the smart city

Manchester has provisionally been awarded a share of a €24 million pot as part of a unique ‘Lighthouse Project’ to demonstrate cutting edge green technologies. 

Image by Jason Lock

Safer streets mean healthier people

This week Sustrans is supporting Road Safety Week, an annual campaign organised by the charity Brake, to highlight road traffic accidents and encourage everyone to look out for each other on our roads.

Pedalling into prosperity: the economics of cycling

Steve Connor reports on the social and economic benefits we can expect from increased levels of cycling across Greater Manchester and why it makes economic sense to invest in cycling infrastructure.

M& S Commercials vehicle

Commercial vehicle repair firm values resource efficiency support

Case study: Bury firm identifies £16k savings with ENWORKS

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