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Active travel: In numbers

In numbers: Active travel in Greater Manchester

All the top facts and stats about cycling and walking in your city-region

Three older men walking and laughing

In 2021, the first 55 miles of quality routes will be delivered

Euan Stretford

17 Active Neighbourhoods will be delivered across GM in 2021

Woman and son cycling round the Royce Road CYCLOPS junction

77% of GM residents think that more segregated cycling routes would be useful to help them cycle more.

Glynis Chorlton

13% of residents in GM cycle at least once a week

Hafsa Moss Side

People living in low traffic neighbourhoods walk an average of 40-50 minutes extra per week

Two people riding cargo bikes along a street

Cycling to work is nine times cheaper than driving averaging just £110 per year

Chorlton bikes

The Bee Network is a 10-year, £1.5 billion plan for a 1,800 mile cycling and walking network.

Asian man and woman walking on cul de sac

There are 108 schemes in the development pipeline in Greater Manchester with a combined value of more than £500 million.

A visualisation of how Warrington Road in Wigan could look with cycling and walking facilities

In Greater Manchester, 30% of trips under one kilometre are made in a car.

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