People in Greater Manchester make around 250 million car journeys of less than one kilometre each year, That’s a 15-minute walk or a five-minute bike ride. If we all walked or cycled these short journeys we’d help prevent at least 42,750 tonnes of carbon dioxide entering the atmosphere – a saving that’s equivalent to planting 21 million new trees in one year.
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The Bee Network
We’re connecting up every area and community in Greater Manchester, making it easy, safe and attractive for people to travel on foot or by bike for everyday trips.
By the time you’ve found the car, driven there, parked and walked in, it’s often quicker by foot or wheelchair, and there are plenty of ways to make it fun.
Whether you’ve not been on a bike for years, want to fix up your cycle or find great rides. We can help get you get started.
Cycle hire has launched in Greater Manchester. Find out how you can hire a bike though the 24/7 cycle hire scheme.
Just 15 minutes by bike, trike or wheelchair or on foot covers most local trips. Make walking and cycling part of your daily routine. It’s the easiest, most fun and reliable way to get around for everyday journeys.