Camcycle supporters grill mayoral candidates on cycling issues at online hustings

Camcycle welcomed Dr Nik Johnson (Labour and Co-operative Party) and Cllr Aidan Van de Weyer (Liberal Democrat) to answer viewers’ questions on cycling-related issues at our hustings event on Tuesday 6 April, 2021. The Conservative candidate and incumbent, James Palmer declined the invitation to attend.

Candidates introduced themselves and talked about their personal experiences of
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With political support and new funding, Cambridgeshire awaits action on new spaces for cycling and walking

Over a month after Brighton & Hove City Council announced the UK’s first road closure to aid social distancing, Cambridgeshire residents are still waiting to see action on the region’s streets. Speaking at the Full Council meeting of Cambridgeshire County Council on 19 May, the outgoing chairman of the county council’s Highways and
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Combined Authority fails to consider cycling in COVID-19 transport strategies

On Wednesday 29 April, The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority will consider the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our transport network.

We were disappointed by the papers presented to the Combined Authority’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee as there was only minimal mention of cycling, and nothing about it being a vital means of transport
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Proposals for Coldhams Lane are disappointing with little improvement for walking and cycling

The Coldhams Lane/Brooks Road/Barnwell Road roundabout has long been a cycle safety black spot in Cambridge. It is a two-lane gyratory with multiple wide, gently swept entry and exit points whose sole aim is to facilitate the quick movement of motor traffic. Traversing this junction from any direction is a daunting prospect to even the
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Camcycle calls for one fifth of the Combined Authority’s transport budget to be invested in better walking and cycling

This morning, thousands of young people from Cambridgeshire joined the Global Climate Strike, marching from Shire Hall to King’s Parade calling for climate justice and an end to fossil fuels. Authorities across the region including Cambridge City Council and Peterborough City Council have declared a climate emergency, but there is still lots of work
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