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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TAKE ACTION: help us remove dangerous new barriers to cycling in Cambridgeshire

barrierThere must be something about the start of the year, because yet again dangerous new barriers have appeared. This time it’s Highways England and Cambridgeshire County Council which have harmed people who simply want to use the newly-built active travel bridges over the A14 at Swavesey and Bar Hill. The officers have wasted money over
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Cambridgeshire County Council urged to deliver new cycle lanes as part of £250m Covid-19 fund

At the weekend, the UK government released the first hints at plans for life after lockdown, which included £2 billion for active travel improvements. This funding was announced earlier in the year, but more details have emerged on how it is to be spent including trials of e-scooter rentals, cycling to be prescribed by
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Help us move forward on walking and cycling improvements in Chesterton

Many thanks to all those who attended the first meeting of the Chesterton Active Travel Group held at the Haymakers on 1 August. The meeting was well attended, with about 10-12 enthusiastic local residents turning up, including the County Councillor for Chesterton, and the meeting focused on collecting ideas for how to improve Chesterton for
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