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Consultation on stricter air quality targets for Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire

Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council would like people to let them know what they think of a new programme they are drawing up to improve air quality. It’s called the Greater Cambridge Air Quality Strategy 2024-2029 and includes an action plan outlining measures the Councils are intending to take to reduce air …

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Consultation guide: Mayoral precept increase to expand bus services

Name of consultation: Your Say Your Future (Corporate Plan, 2024-25 Medium Term Financial Plan and Mayoral Precept) From: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) Format: Online survey OR download a printable copy of the survey OR email your views OR request a paper copy (for yourself or on someone’s behalf) by emailing the name and …

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What were the proposals for a Cambridge Sustainable Travel Zone?

From October to December 2022, the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) (the delivery body for the region’s City Deal) held a major consultation on transport in Cambridgeshire, called Making Connections 2022. The consultation centred around proposals to implement a road charge in the form of a Cambridge Sustainable Travel Zone (STZ). The income from the road …

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Statement on the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s decision not to take the Sustainable Travel Zone proposals forward

This statement was released to the press following the 28 September meeting of the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) Executive Board. The politicians who voted against the proposed Sustainable Travel Zone (STZ) road charge today leave a legacy of failure.  The decision not to proceed is a deliberate decision to ignore the damage congestion does to …

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Can I give feedback on the proposed bus service improvements?

Peter Blake, Transport Director at the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) explains that the GCP is very keen to receive feedback on the proposed bus service improvements. It is consulting on the sustainable transport proposals, as much as the road charge. Questions 1-5 of the online survey are focuses around bus improvements.

Guest post from a regular bus user: How have poor bus services affected my life?

Paul, a Cambridgeshire resident, spoke to Cambridge Area Bus Users about the personal ramifications of cuts to bus services. I don’t have a car so I’m totally reliant on public transport and my bike to get me around Cambridge. Over the last few years it has become increasingly unreliable, in particular over the last 6 …

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