Stand up for Spaces to Breathe – join the majority of people who want safe streets and clean air in their neighbourhoods

New research shows 8 out of 10 people support measures to reduce road traffic in their neighbourhood – now it’s time to show local authorities 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 for walking and
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Camcycle thrilled to see the Abbey-Chesterton bridge lifted into place and already uniting local communities

The new Abbey-Chesterton bridge in CambridgeThe 40m span of the Abbey-Chesterton bridge was lifted into place across the River Cam in the early hours of Sunday morning, a significant milestone in the progress of the Chisholm Trail. When complete, the Chisholm Trail will be a new mostly traffic-free route stretching right across the city, from the business parks and communities
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The cycling cartoonist: a conversation with Dave Walker

Dave Walker, author of The Cycling Cartoonist, has been drawing diagrams about cycling for many years. Dave’s cartoons have gained a strong following on social media, been published in a book – The Cycling Cartoonist, featured in The Guardian‘s Illustrated City series and used as campaigning tools by Cycling UK. During the pandemic, he’s
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Young people on Arbury Road use their creative talents to call for a safer, cleaner street

Two schoolchildren were awarded prizes this week in a poster competition organised by Arbury Road East Residents Association (ARERA). The organisation, which represents the street’s community between North Cambridge Academy and the junction with Milton Road, invited young people to draw or paint their vision for a clean and safe Arbury Road. Many of
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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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New design for Ely roundabout will lock in congestion and car dependency

Plans for ‘improvements’ at a roundabout just outside Ely will make matters worse for people walking and cycling, despite being designed by the same team of engineers that created the new Dutch roundabout at Fendon Road. The proposals Cambridgeshire County Council have come up with to tackle congestion on the Sutton to Ely Road (A142)
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Streets are changing in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

New modal filters have been installed this week as the Greater Cambridge Partnership begins to implement its Covid-19 response projects. The changes are intended to give people more space for social distancing and to make walking and cycling safer during the pandemic.

The government is encouraging as many people as possible to choose active
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