Camcycle welcomes extension of Mill Road trial but continues to call for improvements to the scheme

Camcycle welcomes the extension of the experimental bus gate scheme on Mill Road bridge. We believe the scheme has significantly improved public safety in the two ways set out in the experimental objectives. Firstly, it has facilitated social distancing during the pandemic, as in previous conditions it would have been impossible for footway
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Camcycle calls on Mill Road community to share its vision for 2021

A photo of Mill Road showing someone walking, someone cycling and a busCamcycle is encouraging the Mill Road community to share positive visions for the future of the street through a new campaign called Mill Road 2021. The charity would like to hear of the ways the road could be celebrated and shaped into an even better place to shop, travel and spend time together when the
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Generous donors raise over £15,000 for Camcycle’s work for Spaces to Breathe

Big Give 2020 - £15,490 raisedCamcycle would like to thank Cambridge residents who have helped us raise £15,490 in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, a national match-funding campaign supporting 764 charities across the UK. Nearly 100 local people donated to help Camcycle extend our Spaces to Breathe campaign in 2021 to continue the work for more space for safe
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Camcycle response to inadequate Cambridge South Station proposals

Network Rail is developing plans for a new station in the vicinity of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The new station is expected to open in 2025 and Network Rail has been consulting on the access arrangements and the cycle facilities proposed at the station.

The current proposals are for a station alongside the tracks and
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Cost overruns on transport projects must be investigated to safeguard the future of important routes like the Chisholm Trail

Chisholm Trail muralFollowing reports that the cost of the Chisholm Trail has risen by around £7 million from the original budget, Camcycle supports calls for a clear understanding of how local authorities manage transport projects, and a fuller public disclosure of what has caused the cost overruns. We understand that the collapse of Carillion and the Covid-19
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Local campaign groups save vital Chisholm Trail link as station development is rejected by councillors

A major planning application for two proposed buildings at Cambridge station was refused today at the city council’s planning committee after over four years of campaigning by Camcycle and other local groups including Smarter Cambridge Transport and South Petersfield Residents Association. Councillors voted 5 to 2 to reject proposals put forward by Brookgate and Network
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Safety of the Chisholm Trail at risk from new development at Cambridge station

Camcycle warns that new buildings at Cambridge Station proposed by developer Brookgate will threaten the safety of cyclists using the Chisholm Trail if approved this week by the city council. We have long campaigned for a safe, segregated route through the station area to link up the northern sections of the walking and cycling trail
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Pavement parking needs to stop – and government is finally consulting on it

We very much welcome the government’s consultation on dealing with pavement parking. This is the culmination of many years of campaigning by national transport groups and disability groups, as well as local campaigning by us and others.

Parking of cars on pavements is a scourge which can be seen all around the city. It
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It is time for police to take cycle theft in Cambridge seriously

Cycle theft in Cambridgeshire is rising and is estimated to cost victims more than £1.5 million per year.

Cycle theft has been a frustrating and at times devastating issue in Cambridge for many years. We’re hearing stories of individuals and even entire families having multiple bikes stolen, replaced and then stolen again, sometimes several times.
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