TAKE ACTION: have your say on the Windsor Road / Oxford Road junction

A mother with a child in a bike seat cycle along the Windsor Road passageway

At the end of last year, we discovered that the popular route incorporating Oxford Road and the Windsor Road/Warwick Road passageway was under threat from a plan which would introduce additional conflict for people cycling and walking, along with new 90-degree turns and barriers which would make it difficult for those riding larger cycles to
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TAKE ACTION: save Cambridge pavements from the electric car charging hazard

While many people were preparing Christmas dinners and celebrating the holidays, a little noticed draft traffic regulation order was published. It proposes ‘installation of parking places for electric vehicles‘ on several streets in Chesterton and Abbey, replacing some existing car parking spaces. This proposal seems innocuous, however on closer examination there are some
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New Histon Road junction at Gilbert Road will protect people walking and cycling

The Greater Cambridge Partnership is planning the official opening of the new Histon Road at noon on Thursday 21 October. Everyone who wishes to attend is invited to meet at the remodelled Warwick Road / Gilbert Road / Histon Road junction. While there are many problems with the overall Histon Road scheme, this at least
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The Camcycle guide to inclusive cycle parking design (part 1)

At Camcycle, we think a lot about cycle parking because of security concerns and the shortage of spaces where these are most needed, but also because of the increasing popularity of larger cycles that open up cycling for many more people and purposes. Cargo cycles, tandems and trailers help families cycle together, while tricycles, recumbent
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Favourite low-traffic neighbourhoods: Leys Road/Highworth Avenue

Welcome to a new blog series in which we plan to highlight some existing low-traffic neighbourhoods around the region and how they are quietly appreciated by people in the area. Get in touch and tell us about your favourites (ideally with photos!) – what do you value about the low-traffic neighbourhoods near you?

Leys Road/Highworth


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County fails to take action on A14 bridge barriers – for now

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways and Transport committee met on 9 March, with one of their agenda items being an update on the overall A14 project. We saw this as being the most appropriate topic under which to present our petition against the new barriers, which has gained over 660 signatories in just a few
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TAKE ACTION: help us remove dangerous new barriers to cycling in Cambridgeshire

barrierThere must be something about the start of the year, because yet again dangerous new barriers have appeared. This time it’s Highways England and Cambridgeshire County Council which have harmed people who simply want to use the newly-built active travel bridges over the A14 at Swavesey and Bar Hill. The officers have wasted money over
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