St John’s Innovation Park invents ‘wonky cycleway’

At Camcycle we look through many planning applications and write objections in cases where developers are proposing cycle infrastructure or facilities that do not meet the standards or requirements of planning rules. We normally work through the usual planning systems and try to get problems fixed through comments, feedback and discussions. However, in the case
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Cambridge celebrates arrival of UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout

 

Cambridge cycling campaigners are delighted to see the first Dutch-style roundabout in the UK finally open! It was smiles all around as the first laps around the roundabout took place. In the first few minutes, the roundabout was already being enthusiastically used by people of all ages and abilities on foot, different types of
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Madingley Road consultation 2020: our thoughts

The Greater Cambridge Partnership has opened its public consultation about a possible redesign of Madingley Road, with two options for improving walking, cycling and general landscaping. The deadline is 2 March.

Read our official response to the Madingley Road consultation.

Overall, we find that Option 2 is the best choice for providing protected cycleways, (mostly)
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Segregated lanes restored at Gilbert Road junction

We welcome the Gilbert Road junction redesign that was presented at the Histon Road Local Liaison Forum on Monday 26 November. This redesign restores segregated cycleways and footways, a feature that has received widespread community support. The Gilbert Road junction on Histon Road is busy with people walking and cycling, in all directions throughout the
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Queen Edith’s Way Protected Roundabout Proposed

Camcycle welcomes the consultation that includes plans for a truly protected roundabout on Queen Edith's Way. Junctions like this, giving priority to cyclists and pedestrians, are common practice in The Netherlands. If built this roundabout, as part of the Queen Edith's Way improvement scheme, will help local children cycle to school in safety and will
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