Christmas joy as the first section of the Chisholm Trail is complete

Camcycle is delighted that the first phase of the Chisholm Trail has been opened. Contractors finished up on 23 December and a low-key opening ceremony took place in the afternoon. Jim Chisholm cut the ribbon at the Abbey-Chesterton bridge with Cllrs Dave Baigent and Neil Gough from the Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board and Cllr
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UK’s fourth ‘CYCLOPS’ junction brings safer crossings to Histon Road in Cambridge

Cyclists and pedestrians using the protected junction at Gilbert Road and Histon Road in CambridgeA new junction which prioritises the safety of people walking and cycling was officially opened in Cambridge on 21 October. The design, which Camcycle successfully campaigned for in 2018, includes a protected cycle lane which encircles the junction, keeping cyclists separate from both motor traffic and pedestrians. People cycling can make a signal-free left
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No more lives must be lost: we need safe junctions now

Camcycle is deeply saddened by the death of Anna Garratt-Quinton, who was killed while cycling at the Addenbrooke’s roundabout on Hills Road last Thursday. Our thoughts are with her family, friends and colleagues.

Ghost bike near the Addenbrooke's roundabout dedicated to Anna Garratt-Quinton

In the last few weeks, there have also been serious collisions involving cyclists on Gilbert Road in Cambridge, Longstaff Way in
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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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New traffic law will make it easier to design traffic reduction schemes that work for all

A traffic law, due to come into force later this year, will give authorities new powers to better accommodate disabled drivers into their schemes. This will mean that measures designed to prioritise access for residents and those walking, cycling and travelling by bus can be tailored by councils with exemptions appropriate to each neighbourhood.

Although
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Cycle thieves look out! Camcycle calls on everyone to take action to ‘Save our Cycles’ with mass bike registration campaign

Save Our Cycles logo featuring a heart made out of two 'D' locksCamcycle has joined with Cambridge City Council, Cambridgeshire Police and other local organisations to launch a campaign to ‘Save Our Cycles’ aimed at helping to tackle a crime that costs Cambridge residents an estimated £3 million per year. Cambridge is the cycle theft capital of the UK and cycle theft is the most-reported crime
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