Sustainable driving

Whilst we encourage more sustainable alternatives to car travel where possible, we fully appreciate that there are circumstances where car use is necessary.

Consider potential ways to reduce the impact of car use on congestion, air quality and the environment with the following support.

  • CarShareGM Sign up to the Greater Manchester car share scheme for a secure online matching service to find local people who make a similar journey to you. It’s free and simple to join.

Electric vehicles

  • Charging on campus There are eight electric vehicle charging bays in Booth Street West multi-storey car park and four bays in Cecil Street car park.
  • GMEV network Provides details of all the registered charge points across Manchester (including the ones on campus) and how to join so that you may access the charging network.
  • Go Ultra Low For general information on electric vehicles provided by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles.

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Did you know?

If half of UK motorists received a lift one day a week, congestion and pollution would be reduced by 10% and traffic jams by 20%.