The Combined Authority’s lack of ambition on cycling and walking is costing our region valuable funds

Lack of ambition means that the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) gained just £635,000 in the government’s latest active travel funding announcement, in stark contrast to the transport authorities for other regions. Ranking bottom of the UK’s Combined Authorities, the CPCA received 4% of the funds allocated to top-rated West Midlands Integrated Transport
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New consultation: have your say on the region’s transport future

Local Transport & Connectivity Plan coverWith the 2022 election period over, a series of transport-related decisions and consultations are beginning to take place. There are a series of big questions that need to be answered: How will Cambridgeshire and Peterborough reduce carbon emissions from transport? What measures will help people switch more of their everyday journeys from driving to public
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Consultation response guide: Combined Authority Local Transport and Connectivity Plan

A range of different local authorities want to hear your views on transport in Cambridgeshire this month. We know that many Camcycle members and supporters appreciate our help in guiding their responses. This is the second in a series of posts looking at the surveys you are invited to fill in. This blogpost gives a
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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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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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