Somebody should be obligated to pay to provide really good public transport.
Category - Planning
The Greater Cambridge Partnership would do well to talk with the team at Leeds City Council
GCP needs to come and talk to all of the affected communities around the Campus – now
How technology could be transformational and sustainable for the whole region
There is an obvious conflict with the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s flagship project, the Cambourne–Cambridge Busway.
Let's hope politicians share this sense of urgency and support radical but practical changes along the lines we have suggested.
We are still planning and building as if the future will be only slightly different from 30 years ago.
We're asking the local councils to be more ambitious in their Housing Strategy and include issues to do with transport.
The biggest problem stems from an accounting practice that makes a hard distinction between capital and operating expenditure.
Answers are always promised, but when these arrive, they resolve little and pose more questions.
‘Travel hubs’, a few miles out, require far less capital expense, and give better access to the old, the young, those without cars and those who simply don’t wish to drive.
How to let the Greater Cambridge Partnership's Executive Board know what you think of the plan.
Liveable neighbourhoods mean stronger communities and better quality of life for all who live in them.
Would excluding motor traffic from more of the city centre make it more accessible, more enjoyable and safer?
Start thinking and discussing with friends and colleagues what kind of city centre you want for Cambridge.
Trying to figure out why transport economics so often fails to feed good policies to politicians...
How did our local politicians allow us to be steamrollered into accepting this scale of growth?
There is one last chance to make this space right. People need to lobby Brookgate now.
Smarter Cambridge Transport supports the relocation of the railway station as being the only practical way to improve access and facilities for the full range of users
The Smarter Cambridge Transport response to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review's interim report.
The full response to the consultation: why Smarter Cambridge Transport supports most of the short-term measures proposed (some with modifications), but does not support any of the three long-term strategies proposed.
Let's see action on interventions that can make a difference now, while the Combined Authority gets the longer term strategy right.
It's almost as if a deliberate effort has been made to put off every mode of transport which we should be encouraging.
GCP indicate that they will publish the raw data from their recent traffic survey in 2018. Why is it taking so long to release?
The Grafton Centre itself is undergoing a facelift, but the area needs more than that. These are some additional ideas we’ve submitted to the consultation.
The new Greater Cambridge Partnership’s Big Conversation is a welcome initiative, even if it must be their last chance to get things right.
With these additions to the SPD this development could radically transform the connectivity and quality of life in Cherry Hinton, Teversham and Fulbourn.