Author: Dawn Jones
Wigan Council are developing a new transport strategy for the Borough, which will take a more strategic view of transportation matters and ensure that we look at ways to address our longer term transport issues and how we can highlight and influence the transport challenges that we have.
This new transport strategy will ensure that the transport networks will support the significant economic growth forecast to 2026, in support of the delivery of the Local Development Framework and Third Greater Manchester Local Transport Plan. The strategy will cover the full range of transport issues including road projects, congestion measures, car parking, better integration of bus and rail services, cycling, walking and public transport improvements. The Strategy will include an action plan to ensure that in future we can provide the Borough with an effective and efficient transport system to get people moving. An Issues Paper on the Transport Strategy has already been prepared and can be accessed via the link below:
The consultation will take place later in the Spring and the documents will be available here in future. Your comments will be welcomed. Watch this space for more details.
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