Road reconstruction projects underway across Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire County Council is to tackle peat soil affected roads as part of the biggest investment in highways maintenance for over a decade. As part of the budget proposals agreed earlier this year, the council will invest £43m over the next two years into highways. This will be to deliver improvements which both repair and […]

Small increase to parking charges in Cambridge to encourage active travel

Following a review of fees relating to parking and traffic management, as part of the council’s budget, the cost of on-street parking in Cambridge will increase slightly to help with inflation as well as encourage people to make more sustainable travel choices. A small increase is being in introduced for all pay and display parking […]

More than half reject Cambridge congestion charge plans

More than half of respondents to a consultation about public transport in Cambridgeshire rejected proposals that include charging motorists. The consultation asked for views about a huge expansion of public transport paid for by a £5 minimum daily charge for driving into or within Cambridge, reports the BBC. More than seven out of 10 respondents […]

Gritting routes are ‘sexist’ says Cambridgeshire councillor

Winter gritting routes need to change to not just favour ‘getting men to work in cars,’ according to a Cambridgeshire County Councillor. Cllr Alex Beckett said the network is “primarily focused on getting men to work in cars” and that can “leave active travel users counting the costs with broken limbs”. The comments, from the […]

Programme to increase active travel in Cambridgeshire set to begin

A programme of Active Travel (Tranche 2) projects, to encourage walking and cycling across Cambridgeshire, is set to be delivered in the next few months. The delivery of the projects follows an earlier trial which led to a series of cycling and walking schemes being introduced during the pandemic. These were funded by the Government […]

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