The busway path is a popular route for cyclists and pedestrians, but at busy times the southern section between Cambridge station and Addenbrooke’s is often overcrowded. Tragically, two people – Steve Moir and Kathleen Pitts – have already lost their lives here. Safety improvements are essential and Camcycle has explored some solutions.
Increased housing development around Trumpington and the construction of a new station at Cambridge South will bring increased numbers of users to the path in the coming years. To increase both safety and capacity, we’d like to see:
- A 500mm margin between the Busway and the path instead of the hazardous kerb
- A widening of the path to allow separate space for cyclists and pedestrians
- Improved junctions at Long Road and the Addenbrooke’s Spur
Write to your local councillors sharing your experiences and concerns about the Busway path and your ideas for improvements needed.
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