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Shape the future of Smarter Cambridge Transport

Smarter Cambridge Transport needs to change in order for it to be self-sustaining in the long term. We are aiming to formalise the structure of the organisation and seek a mix of funding. The envisaged structure would...

Response to the CPIER Interim Report

The Smarter Cambridge Transport response to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review's interim report.

Response to ‘Cambourne to Cambridge’ consultation

Rather than building extensive new road capacity for buses, we need to make better use of existing road capacity, build travel hubs and re-route bus services, and create safe and convenient cycle and pedestrian routes...

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Devolution: a Summary

On 4 May 2017, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough elected James Palmer (Conservative) as mayor. He will chair the Combined Authority, a new body that brings together the district and city councils, and the Local Enterprise...

Response to Cambourne to Cambridge busway proposal

Further to our response to the public consultation, we have prepared seventeen key questions for the City Deal Executive Board to answer in relation to its decision on 13 October 2016 to progress a proposal to build a...

Rebooting the City Deal

Smarter Cambridge Transport held its first public event, Rebooting The City Deal, on Friday 14 October at Wolfson College, attended by around 250 people. Our thanks to Antony Carpen for videoing the event. Here are the...

Response to City Deal 8 Point Plan

This is the Smarter Cambridge Transport response to the City Deal on the 8 Point Plan to reduce congestion in Cambridge: Better public transport and Park & Rides We fully endorse this ambition, but with some...

Greater Cambridge City Deal: A New Approach

Areas of concern [Updated 23 August 2016: expanded section on access and parking permits] Here in summary are ten concerns that residents, businesses and observers have voiced about the City Deal: The City Deal is...

Buses

Updated September 2018 with details about a Cambridge city bus hub moved to a new paper. Background After years of growth, bus patronage is in decline, locally and nationally, at a time when train patronage continues to...

Travel Hubs

A ‘travel hub’ refers to a bus, tram or train station with more facilities than a bus stop, and with the dominant modes of access being walking and cycling.

Show your support for new neighbourhood parking schemes

We will be presenting our petition, which gained 1,317 signatures from all city wards, to the Highways and Community Infrastructure Committee when it meets on 14 March 2017 to consider an updated Residents’ Parking...

On-Street Parking

Four new residents’ parking zones have achieved the 50% level of support needed to proceed to go forward as Traffic Regulation Orders: Accordia, Staffordshire, Newnham, Coleridge West. A new residents’ parking zone in...

Response to Milton Rd and Histon Rd consultations 2015/16

Next key date: 20 March 2019. The Executive Board will be considering final outline designs for Milton Road before proceeding to detailed designs and building in 2020–21. The Assembly meets on 27 February to pre...

Rail and its untapped potential

Thanks to Railfuture East Anglia for their assistance in preparing this paper. The potential of rail Cambridge’s railway network already has a significant role in bringing people into the city, with an annual footfall...

Inbound Flow Control

What is Inbound Flow Control? Inbound Flow Control is a powerful technique for reducing congestion. Traffic lights on the edge of the city release vehicles only as fast as the road ahead can carry them. By restricting...

Smart Traffic Management

How Smart Traffic Management and Smart Traffic Lights regulate the flow of traffic through the city in response to demand.

The Greater Cambridge City Deal

Smarter Cambridge Transport answers your questions about the 'City Deal' between central government, Cambridge and south Cambridgeshire.

Smarter Cambridge Transport’s Plan

Our ten point plan for realising the Smarter Cambridge Transport vision for integrated and sustainable transport for Cambridge, south Cambridgeshire and beyond.