Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet

National Highways’ billion pound scheme to improve journeys between Milton Keynes and Cambridge on the currently single-lane A248, bringing communities together and supporting long term growth in the region, is set to open in 2027. The A428 between St Neots and Caxton Gibbet is the only stretch of single carriageway between the M1 near Milton […]

Cambridge abandons congestion charge plans

The leader of Cambridge City Council has announced Plans to charge drivers to use roads in Cambridge will not go ahead. The BBC reports that the Labour Group on the council has voted to withdraw support for the proposals because of the “impact on low income families”. Its move follows concerns raised by Liberal Democrats […]

University of Cambridge signals agreement for congestion charge in the city

The University of Cambridge has signalled its agreement with plans for a congestion charge in the city – as long as better public transport services are in place before it begins. In a statement released today (Monday, January 23) the university outlines its broad agreement with the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s proposal to introduce a road charge for […]

Milestone Infrastructure wins award for sustainable road project

Milestone Infrastructure, a part of M Group Services’ Transport Division, is proud to have won its first award at this year’s Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) East of England Awards. The Cambridgeshire contract’s Histon Road project won the Sustainable Transport Award for the region. The project also received a commendation at the CIHT […]

Cambridge car parks to get hundreds of new electric vehicle charging points

People who live in, or visit, Cambridge will soon be able to charge their electric vehicle in more city car parks thanks to the installation of 177 new charging points by the end of 2022.  The first 50 chargers will soon be installed at Castle Hill, Adam and Eve and Gwydir Street pay and display […]

Passengers give positive feedback to driverless experience

97% of people who rode a driverless pod in Cambridge have told a survey they’d get on one again without hesitation. More than 300 passengers hopped on board the Aurrigo shuttles to take fully autonomous journeys around the University of Cambridge’s West of Cambridge site this summer – including transport minister Rachel Maclean MP. The […]

Vodafone and AWS technology tie-up delivers autonomous boost for Aurrigo

The driverless pod maker Aurrigo has announced that it has become one of the first companies in the UK to benefit from a new technology partnership between Vodafone and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The autonomous vehicle specialist has been powering its three Auto-Shuttles – used in the recent trials on roads in Cambridge. It says the […]

Autonomous trial underway in Cambridge

As lockdown eases, a trial of autonomous pods can get underway at last in Cambridge, with two vehicles now beginning operations in the city. The Cambridge Independent reports that Aurrigo engineers are mapping the test route from Madingley Road Park & Ride around the University of Cambridge’s West Cambridge campus. Selected passengers will be invited […]


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