Smarter Cambridge Transport

Author - Edward Leigh

A revolution in transport is afoot

When we see the government reallocate the new-roads budget to public transport we will know it is seriously committed to restoring the environment.

What is the future for rail franchising?

Will the government choose TfL-style franchising as its preferred model to ensure continuity of services whilst keeping operations in the private sector?

Why consultations aren’t helping

To de-carbonise the economy, restore balance with nature, enhance public health and promote social justice, we have to do government differently.

How much do you value your journey time?

Why would you support a congestion charge? Probably because the journey time is sufficiently shortened or you’re given a better value alternative to driving.

Carrots and sticks are not the answer

Almost nothing the Greater Cambridge Partnership has delivered in nearly five years has increased people’s travel options. That needs to change.

How much does it cost to run a bus?

What would make the bigger difference: another 2,500 people using Park & Ride or 55,000 more people using buses in the region?