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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Act now to share ideas for Zero Carbon Streets near you

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) consultation ends on 27 July.

Please make sure you have your say at tinyurl.com/CambsCycleNetwork

This is your chance to contribute to the future development of the active travel networks in the region and help local authorities create thriving and sustainable places for the future. Transport
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Camcycle speaks up for safety and accessibility on King’s Parade

A cyclist passes through the 1.2m gap in the barrier on King's Parade, while another coming the other way has to wait

Earlier this week, Camcycle trustee Matthew Danish spoke to Cambridgeshire County Council‘s Highways and Transport Committee about the anti-terrorism barrier on King’s Parade (watch a video of the meeting here). In response, councillors agreed to a further review of safety, accessibility and design before daytime traffic restrictions are made permanent at the
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5 ways you can help make cycling and walking better in Cambridgeshire

A young boy cycling on a rural roadDid you know that according to a survey by Cambridge Living Streets (a branch of the national walking charity), less than 6% of respondents were happy with their experiences as a pedestrian in the city? Sloping, uneven, cracked or potholed pavements were their top concern, followed by footways blocked by parked vehicles and waste bins.
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Have your say and help build cycle-friendly places near you

There are several important consultations happening at the moment (and more coming soon!). We encourage you to get involved and have your say to help create better cycling and walking routes in the places where you live and work.

If you want a joined-up network of cycle routes across Cambridgeshire…

Map of proposed routes on the Cambridge Cycling and Walking Infrastructure PlanPlease respond to the Cambridgeshire
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Favourite low-traffic neighbourhoods: Leys Road/Highworth Avenue

Welcome to a new blog series in which we plan to highlight some existing low-traffic neighbourhoods around the region and how they are quietly appreciated by people in the area. Get in touch and tell us about your favourites (ideally with photos!) – what do you value about the low-traffic neighbourhoods near you?

Leys Road/Highworth


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County fails to take action on A14 bridge barriers – for now

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways and Transport committee met on 9 March, with one of their agenda items being an update on the overall A14 project. We saw this as being the most appropriate topic under which to present our petition against the new barriers, which has gained over 660 signatories in just a few
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