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Glasgow: Missed Commonwealth Games 2014In effect, this is a repeat of Manchester’s 2002 games. Bus-based transport policy did the job then, but the legacies are fading bus lanes and a handful of road improvements. Metrolink investment was promised, but will not be fully realised until at least 2012. Political unity is now the order public transport.Glasgow and District
Clyde Metro Proposals Jan 2022Susan Aitken, leader of Glasgow City Council and chair of the Glasgow City Region cabinet said the development was “a major step forward in our commitment to creating a modern, sustainable, integrated public transport system for the city of Glasgow and its surrounding metropolitan region”. She added: “Metro will be transformational - reducing social and economic inequalities, delivering on economic growth, better connecting outlying and poorly served communities and incentivising large-scale modal shift from private car to public transport Glasgow and District
Presentation: Let Glasgow Flourish Mar 21There is no alternative to having a 21st century integrated, accessible and sustainable public transport system with a tram network as a major component - needed to deal with pollution, congestion and inefficient travel patterns and encourage active, healthy travel. •Brings more measurable benefits to passengers including cleaner air, improved connectivity, regeneration, employment opportunities etc, achieving wider economic and social objectives of regeneration, employment, inclusion, and accessibility in the communities served Trams to assist in Local Climate where the rails are locatedGlasgow and District
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For public transport to become a force in dealing with urban congestion, carbon reduction, improving air quality and to be an attractive alternative to the car, it must be built quickly and operate affordably.

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  • Creating modal shift in some cases 32%
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  • Will drastically reduce the nations carbon footprint
  • Can be used to re-engineer city districts
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