In this update:
- Urgent City Deal policy meeting (8th October)
- Christmas Challenge pledges
- Opportunities for volunteering
- Upcoming events
- What to do about cars parked in cycle lanes.
Chisholm Trail consultation closes today
You can read our response and get tips for your personal response on our website. If you have not responded, please do as every response will count.
City Deal Peak Time Congestion Control Points
This consultation is closing on the 10th of October. Find out more on the City Deal site. The recent protest in Cambridge has shown that congestion control measures can be effective as Cambridge commuters adapted to the protests by making alternative travel arrangements.
Stop Press: Camcycle urgent City Deal Meeting
We are holding and emergency meeting to plan Camcycle's policies towards the City Deal in light of increasing negative press coverage. Planned for tomorrow (Saturday) at a central location. Please see Cyclescape thread #608 for finalised details if you would like to be involved.
Don't forget these consultations:
Chisholm Trail Phase 1 planning application (Closes TODAY)
City Deal Peak Time congestion proposals (Closes 10 October)
Mitcham's Corner Redevelopment (Closes 17 October)
Pledges for Christmas Challenge
We are currently seeking private pledges to match donations for the Big Give Christmas Challenge later this year. Learn more and pledge here: https://secure.thebiggive.org.
We have now received funding for the 2017 Reach Ride event. Would you like to be a part of the planning committee for our most famous annual event? Please get in touch or join the Reach Ride discussion on Cyclescape.
We are also seeking volunteers to help with the tea & coffee set up for the AGM. Please get in touch if you can help.
Have you thought about joining our Board of Trustees. Nominations close on the 21st of November. You can find out more online.
Hot topic on Cyclescape – Parking in cycle lanes
This appears to be a never-ending issue in Cambridge, especially on East Road. It causes congestion for motor traffic and puts cyclists lives in danger. Our members are fed up and discussing what we should do. We welcome your views in our discussion.
See our campaign diary online.
13 October: East Area Committee Meeting – A chance to have your say to local councillors about local issues.
20 October: A10 Cycling Campaign meeting
28 October: Cam Ride Home – Follow #camridehome on Twitter for more details. October will be a Halloween theme.
1 November: Monthly Camcycle Meeting
25 November: Cam Ride Home – Follow #camridehome on Twitter for more details.
6 December: Annual General Meeting
In the News
Don't forget to read this week’s 'Life in the cycling lane' written by our Chair, Robin Heydon for Cambridge News. This week Robin discusses the congestion control methods proposed by the City Deal.
If you are having issues accessing the Cyclescape discussions please see the guidance here. Existing Camcycle members will need to register for Cyclescape the first time they use it.
New mailing address
We have changed our mailing address. Please ensure you update your records and address books. The new address is:
Camcycle, Bike Depot, 140 Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0DL