UK’s fourth ‘CYCLOPS’ junction brings safer crossings to Histon Road in Cambridge

Cyclists and pedestrians using the protected junction at Gilbert Road and Histon Road in CambridgeA new junction which prioritises the safety of people walking and cycling was officially opened in Cambridge on 21 October. The design, which Camcycle successfully campaigned for in 2018, includes a protected cycle lane which encircles the junction, keeping cyclists separate from both motor traffic and pedestrians. People cycling can make a signal-free left
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New Histon Road junction at Gilbert Road will protect people walking and cycling

The Greater Cambridge Partnership is planning the official opening of the new Histon Road at noon on Thursday 21 October. Everyone who wishes to attend is invited to meet at the remodelled Warwick Road / Gilbert Road / Histon Road junction. While there are many problems with the overall Histon Road scheme, this at least
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Segregated lanes restored at Gilbert Road junction

We welcome the Gilbert Road junction redesign that was presented at the Histon Road Local Liaison Forum on Monday 26 November. This redesign restores segregated cycleways and footways, a feature that has received widespread community support. The Gilbert Road junction on Histon Road is busy with people walking and cycling, in all directions throughout the
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Our response to GCP Histon Road plans

 

Camcycle strongly opposes watered-down Histon Road plans that lack pedestrian priority and fail to fix dangerous junctions.

Contact your local councillors before the Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership Joint Assembly meeting on  15 November and ask them to reject the latest proposals for Histon Road.

The final conceptual design for improvements to Histon Road was published
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