The proposed timetable for the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s Sustainable Travel Zone proposal is below. You can find out more about the scheme and its timing on the GCP’s consultation website.
|Autumn 2022||Public consultation on the Sustainable Travel Zone and bus improvements.|
|Spring/Summer 2023||Decision made on detailed scheme and implementation.|
|From Summer 2023||If the scheme is approved, priority improvements to bus services would begin. This would include more frequent buses on existing routes, and additional services to link up with all clinical shifts at Addenbrooke’s and other major employment and education sites.|
|From 2024||The proposed flat fares would be introduced – £1 for single trips in Cambridge and £2 for single trips in Cambridgeshire.|
|From 2025||More improvements to the bus network. A peak-time user charge would be introduced for larger vehicles (e.g. LGVs, HGVs, coaches) between 7am and 10am.|
|From 2026||More improvements to the bus network. Peak-time user charge extended to all vehicles, including cars and motorcycles (exemptions apply).|
|Full bus network in place. Sustainable Travel Zone charge extended to 7am – 7pm (weekdays only).|