Skip to main content

Public Transport: Greater Manchester

Volume 486: debated on Thursday 15 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will undertake an assessment of means of improving public transport serving Manchester and surrounding areas in light of the recent decision on the proposed congestion zone. (247433)

Following the decision not to proceed with their proposals for the Transport Innovation Fund, it is for the Greater Manchester authorities to develop a sustainable transport strategy that is affordable within the available funding streams. We will be working closely with them as they take this forward.