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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The Camcycle guide to inclusive cycle parking design (part 1)

At Camcycle, we think a lot about cycle parking because of security concerns and the shortage of spaces where these are most needed, but also because of the increasing popularity of larger cycles that open up cycling for many more people and purposes. Cargo cycles, tandems and trailers help families cycle together, while tricycles, recumbent
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It is time for police to take cycle theft in Cambridge seriously

Cycle theft in Cambridgeshire is rising and is estimated to cost victims more than £1.5 million per year.

Cycle theft has been a frustrating and at times devastating issue in Cambridge for many years. We’re hearing stories of individuals and even entire families having multiple bikes stolen, replaced and then stolen again, sometimes several times.
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York Street area residents’ parking consultation leaves cycle parking out

Contact Petersfield councillors and ask for street cycle parking to be included in the York Street area residents’ parking scheme.

Petersfield lack of cycle parking

Cambridgeshire County Council has published proposals and consultation to introduce a residents’ parking scheme in the streets around York Street and New Street.
The consultations go on until 17 December and can be found at
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Our Histon & Impington cycle parking recommendations

We've responded to the Histon & Impington Parish Council consultation which asked for suggestions on where to put additional cycle parking.

We provided a list of possible locations and referred to our cycle parking design standards for further guidance. You can read our full response which provides more information about our suggested locations including:

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