Cambridgeshire Mayor says region cannot fail on active travel as he pledges support for schemes in Cambridge and Peterborough


Mayor Dr Nik Johnson has made clear that he supports those who wish to see the Mill Road bus gate in Cambridge and Crescent Bridge cycle lane in Peterborough reinstalled following a meeting with Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris last week. Speaking to Dotty McLeod on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s breakfast programme, Dr Johnson said that
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Millions of pounds of active travel funding for Cambridgeshire threatened by mismanagement of the Mill Road bus gate

Camcycle has sent a letter to Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris asking whether Cambridgeshire County Council’s decision to discontinue the Mill Road bus gate scheme before attempting any improvements is against the policies set out by the Department for Transport (DfT). We are concerned that the way the Mill Road bus gate scheme has been managed
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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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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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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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Have your say and help build cycle-friendly places near you

There are several important consultations happening at the moment (and more coming soon!). We encourage you to get involved and have your say to help create better cycling and walking routes in the places where you live and work.

If you want a joined-up network of cycle routes across Cambridgeshire…

Map of proposed routes on the Cambridge Cycling and Walking Infrastructure PlanPlease respond to the Cambridgeshire
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Two new School Streets set to improve journeys for children and air quality for residents

Most children in Cambridgeshire are returning to school today after the Easter holidays and for students attending two schools in Cambridge, their journeys should be safer and more pleasant than usual.

School Street, Norfolk Street, CambridgeFollowing the success of other School Street schemes in the county, St Bedes Inter-Church School and St Matthew’s Primary School are joining the initiative
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TAKE ACTION: Stop the county from turning bus lanes into ‘Tesla lanes’

Cambridgeshire County Council has recently published an ‘experimental traffic regulation order’ (ETRO) that allows electric cars to use the Elizabeth Way bridge bus lane. While that, by itself, is not much, it has been proposed as a test case before implementing the change in all the county’s bus lanes. This should be extremely alarming
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Say yes to low-traffic neighbourhoods near you!

Government research shows that 8 out of 10 people support measures to reduce road traffic in their neighbourhood – now it’s time to tell the Greater Cambridge Partnership that you want the same.

Earlier in the year, Cambridgeshire County Council and the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) began to introduce experimental measures to provide safe space
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