Transport

Greater Cambridge Deserves Better

Greater Cambridge is a fast growing subregion, with Cambridge City at its centre, a city constrained by its medevial centre and the green belt that surrounds it. The growth is welcome by some, and unwanted by many due in part to the soaring cost of housing and the difficulty of transport into and within the […]

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Bourn Airfield Park & Ride Site Coming to Highfields Caldecote

At the July 2017 meeting, the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) Executive Board (EB) received a report of eight potential Park and Ride (P&R) sites for the A428 transport corridor. This was as a result of the first phase of the P&R sites assessment showing up environmental concerns about the 3 options that had been looked […]

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SCDC Draft Local Plan Voted Through By Small Margin

At the full council meeting held on Thursday 13th March 2014, councillors at South Cambridgeshire District Council voted by a small majority to accept the proposed draft local development plan and send it off to the Planning Inspector for examination. 27 councillors voted for, 21 against and 5 abstained. In short, 26 of the

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Lib Dems Condemn Tory Plan to Cut Dial-A-Ride Funding as “Heartless”

A Tory plan to cut funding for the county’s Dial-a-Ride and other community transport schemes which could lead to their total collapse has been attacked as “brutal and heartless” by Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats.   They say the move, in the Conservatives’ proposed County Council budget would leave elderly and disabled people isolated and vulnerable across […]

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Cambridgeshire County Council missed opportunity to solve problem at traffic congestion hot spot

When a good opportunity presents itself to solve a long standing problem, as tax payers we would expect our councils to take the opportunity and alleviate the suffering that the problem is causing. But that does not seem to be the case with Cambridgeshire County Council and the problem of the A1303 Madingley Road between […]

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