Pothole repairs should prioritise cycling safety

Potholes and poorly maintained roads are significantly dangerous for people cycling, with reported cases of serious injury and, recently, in Lancashire, a tragic death. However, to date, this increased danger to people cycling has not been considered in the prioritisation of road maintenance and pothole repair. The current approach to maintenance is based on mitigating
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Waterbeach Greenway: an alternative vision

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) is currently consulting on a revised alignment for the Waterbeach Greenway. The proposals consist of a 5.5 mile route connecting Cambridge North station with Waterbeach. The route was originally proposed to run alongside the railway line, but will now pass through Milton village, offering the opportunity of valuable improvements
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Consultation guide: Waterbeach Greenway 2023

Cover of the Waterbeach Greenway consultation brochureName of consultation: GCP Waterbeach Greenway 2023
(shortlink: tinyurl.com/WaterbeachGW)

From:
The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP)

Format: Online survey OR download and print the Word document and post to Greater Cambridge Partnership, PO Box 1493, Mandela House, 4 Regent Street, Cambridge CB1 0YR

If you require any of the materials in an alternative format or language,


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Mayor emphasises ‘high hopes’ for Phase Two of the Chisholm Trail as Camcycle campaigns for safe link through the Beehive

Last month, Dr Nik Johnson, Mayor of the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority, joined Jim Chisholm and Camcycle representatives to review the completed Phase One of the Chisholm Trail and understand the challenges arising as Phase Two develops. Enjoying a sunny day for his tour, Mayor Johnson commented:

“It was a most worthwhile and enjoyable


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‘Inaction is a political choice’: Camcycle statement on the Sustainable Travel Zone, September 2023

Following recent political annoucements from the Liberal Democrats and Labour parties that imply that current proposals for a Sustainable Travel Zone in Cambridge are unlikely to proceed, Camcycle has released this statement ahead of the meeting of the Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly.

“Inaction is a political choice that will have a detrimental impact on


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GCP Sustainable Travel Zone proposals are fairer, but could be better

Camcycle welcomes news of progress on the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s Sustainable Travel Zone proposals. The GCP has listened to the consultation responses and amended the scheme to be fairer for those who travel in our region and have a dependency on car travel. However, we believe that increased and earlier investment in active travel would
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Take action for a safer and more accessible Sidgwick Avenue

Object now to the Sidgwick Avenue traffic regulation order

Camcycle strongly believes the proposed traffic regulation order for Sidgwick Avenue should not go ahead. It fails to align with the overarching Greenway vision and creates accessibility and safety issues. We would prefer to see something that can deliver a pedestrian and cycle zone as depicted
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