Active travel in Cambridgeshire: 8 good news stories from July 2022

1) Mill Road: renewed action on a safe, green street for the future

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways and Transport Committee unanimously agreed to consult on a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to reinstate the modal filter on Mill Road.

People enjoying cycling, walking and eating at a cafe on Mill RoadThis will help return the street to a safe place for walking and cycling and provide space
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County councillors unanimous in call to speed up Mill Road consultation and improvements

On 4 November, members of Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways & Transport Committee voted in favour of a proposal for a further consultation on the Mill Road bus gate scheme but added an amendment making clear that this should be done as soon as possible. A timetable for the consultation process, along with recommendations for ‘quick
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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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Millions of pounds of active travel funding for Cambridgeshire threatened by mismanagement of the Mill Road bus gate

Camcycle has sent a letter to Transport Minister Chris Heaton-Harris asking whether Cambridgeshire County Council’s decision to discontinue the Mill Road bus gate scheme before attempting any improvements is against the policies set out by the Department for Transport (DfT). We are concerned that the way the Mill Road bus gate scheme has been managed
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