Statement on the temporary suspension of the Church Street modal filter in Chesterton

Last year the county council consulted on a set of schemes called the Cambridgeshire Active Travel Schemes programme. These schemes were funded by the Department for Transport as part of the Active Travel tranche 2 COVID-recovery response.

One of the agreed schemes is a modal filter on Church Street in Chesterton, designed to improve
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Consultation guide: Cambridgeshire County Council Active Travel Strategy

Cover of Cambs Active Travel Strategy (draft)Name of consultation: Active Travel Strategy for Cambridgeshire
(shortlink: tinyurl.com/ATS-Cambs

From: Cambridgeshire County Council

Format: Online survey OR speak to staff/complete a survey at one of the public events listed on the consultation website.

Deadline: Monday 7 November

The county council say that its new active travel strategy “aims to make active travel the
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Active travel in Cambridgeshire: 8 good news stories from July 2022

1) Mill Road: renewed action on a safe, green street for the future

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways and Transport Committee unanimously agreed to consult on a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to reinstate the modal filter on Mill Road.

People enjoying cycling, walking and eating at a cafe on Mill RoadThis will help return the street to a safe place for walking and cycling and provide space
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TAKE ACTION: have your say on the Windsor Road / Oxford Road junction

A mother with a child in a bike seat cycle along the Windsor Road passageway

At the end of last year, we discovered that the popular route incorporating Oxford Road and the Windsor Road/Warwick Road passageway was under threat from a plan which would introduce additional conflict for people cycling and walking, along with new 90-degree turns and barriers which would make it difficult for those riding larger cycles to
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