County Council votes to return traffic to Mill Road

 

Traffic congestion will be returning to Mill Road

Camcycle is disappointed with the decision by the Highways and Transport Committee today, July 27, to remove the bus gate and motor traffic restrictions on Mill Road bridge. 

The chair of the committee, Labour Councillor for West Chesterton Gerri Bird (in place of Lib Dem Councillor Peter
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Small schemes set to make a big difference to walking and cycling in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council is considering a range of changes to roads in order to encourage active travel across the area. There are nearly twenty small schemes being considered across the county. These changes appear to be part of the Department for Transport’s active travel programme and therefore will only be funded if they represent meaningful
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Mark Searle from Outspoken Cycles introduces the new Try Before You Buy e-cargo bike scheme

Many families and businesses could use e-cargo bikes as a means to reduce their carbon emissions and beat the congestion on their everyday journeys and the UK government is keen to support their uptake. Last year, Cambridge was one of 18 English local authorities which secured funding from the £2 million e-Cargo Bike Grant Fund
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Act now to share ideas for Zero Carbon Streets near you

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) consultation ends on 27 July.

Please make sure you have your say at tinyurl.com/CambsCycleNetwork

This is your chance to contribute to the future development of the active travel networks in the region and help local authorities create thriving and sustainable places for the future. Transport
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Camcycle speaks up for safety and accessibility on King’s Parade

A cyclist passes through the 1.2m gap in the barrier on King's Parade, while another coming the other way has to wait

Earlier this week, Camcycle trustee Matthew Danish spoke to Cambridgeshire County Council‘s Highways and Transport Committee about the anti-terrorism barrier on King’s Parade (watch a video of the meeting here). In response, councillors agreed to a further review of safety, accessibility and design before daytime traffic restrictions are made permanent at the
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5 ways you can help make cycling and walking better in Cambridgeshire

A young boy cycling on a rural roadDid you know that according to a survey by Cambridge Living Streets (a branch of the national walking charity), less than 6% of respondents were happy with their experiences as a pedestrian in the city? Sloping, uneven, cracked or potholed pavements were their top concern, followed by footways blocked by parked vehicles and waste bins.
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