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Congestion metering, congestion charging and peak-time congestion control points: a quick history of road pricing proposals in Cambridgeshire

PLEASE NOTE: This is a live blog, which we will update regularly as we receive new information. Please get in touch if you think there’s anything we should add. Previous road charging plans haven’t featured heavily in recent discussions about the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP)’s Making Connections proposals, so it might come as a surprise …

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A referendum (local poll) on the “congestion charge” is not the answer

Download the CSTA’s briefing. A motion submitted to the Full Council Meeting on 21st March calls for a local poll (ie referendum) on whether Cambridgeshire residents want to pay a congestion charge to receive improvements in public transport, as outlined by the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) in the Making Connections 2022 consultation. The Cambridgeshire Residents …

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Where is the funding for the Sustainable Travel Zone coming from?

The package of proposals comprising a transformation of bus services, improvements to walking and cycling infrastructure, and a road charge within a new ‘Sustainable Travel Zone‘ have been created by the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) as part of its City Access programme. The GCP evolved from the City Deal which was an agreement between the Government and Greater Cambridge that …

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Why must carbon emissions from motor vehicles in Cambridge be reduced?

Why must carbon emissions from motor vehicles in Cambridge be reduced?

Climate change is one of the greatest challenge facing the world. Global heating is already having far-reaching consequences for the earth’s inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life. Action to bring down emissions of greenhouse gases, including carbon emissions from transport, is essential. The latest IPPC report says that choices on individual mobility have …

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