Elections

List of questions

Here is a list of all the questions (across all wards) we have asked for this election:

  1. What challenges do people face in your area that prevent them from cycling, especially children and those using cycling as a mobility aid? How should cycling and walking infrastructure in your area be improved so that people of all ages and abilities would feel safe cycling there?
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  2. Transport is the largest source of UK carbon dioxide emissions (34%). Physical inactivity is responsible for one in six UK deaths. What role do you think cycling can play in tackling the urgent climate and health crises we face?
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  3. Safe and responsible use of the roads is a major issue. Our view is that traffic policing, of all groups of road users (cyclists, drivers, etc.), should become a greater police priority, and that this should be evidence-based, namely based on the relative levels of danger presented by each such group. What are your thoughts, and where would your priorities be?
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  4. What do you think should be done to enable more children to walk and cycle safely to school? How can the county support more school communities to implement School Street schemes?
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  5. How important is it for every rural village to have at least one safe and accessible off-road path for people walking and cycling, connecting to the growing network of such routes in the county? What action should be taken to enable everyone in the county to have access to the cycling network?
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  6. What steps will you take to ensure that the non-motorised user bridge over the A14 is fully accessible to disabled cyclists and people with cargo cycles, as well as being safe, convenient, and attractive for cycling in accordance with the government’s official guidance, Local Transport Note 1/20?
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  7. How will you get a safe and accessible active travel route between Girton and the new bridleway north of the A14? (The existing connection is a very narrow dirt trail at the end of Weavers Field.)
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  8. How would you improve walking and cycling links between Girton and Eddington?
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  9. How will you ensure that development in South West Cambridge is built around active travel modes, with limited car parking and measures to stop rat-running between Madingley and Barton Roads, as well as increased congestion, air pollution and carbon emissions from motor vehicles?
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  10. How will you ensure that the developers of Waterbeach New Town deliver the active travel infrastructure as quickly as possible in order to benefit both new and existing residents?
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  11. How would you improve the South Cambridgeshire District Council cycle parking policy? How would you bring inclusive cycle parking into the Local Plan? Also, how would you ensure that cycling parking policies are enforced in subsequent planning applications?
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  12. How would you improve cycling conditions for all ages and abilities along Milton High Street?
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  13. Do you support additional cycle parking at the Post Office and along the High Street? If so, how do you want to achieve this?
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  14. What specific measures would you support to ensure safe cycling and walking for children travelling to and from Impington Village College?
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  15. Planned works to widen the path between Milton and Waterbeach to 3m are not LTN 1/20 (the government's official guidance) compliant. What other measures would you push for to ensure a safe journey for pedestrians and cyclists to and from Waterbeach?
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