Smarter Cambridge Transport

Media coverage

Please note:
Smarter Cambridge Transport retired from front-line campaigning at the end of 2021. See here for details. This page contains coverage from earlier years.

Smarter Cambridge Transport receives frequent coverage locally, nationally and internationally – here are some examples from the first 3–4 years after we began. We also have a regular column in the Cambridge Independent, which you can read here.


  • AUDIO BBC Radio Cambridgeshire (13 August 2018): Cambridgeshire Guided Busway’s Disappointing Passenger Numbers
  • Cambridgeshire Live (13 August 2018): Passenger numbers on the Guided Busway are barely half what was originally promised
  • Cambridge News (5 June 2018): Mayor James Palmer will push to get Cambridge South station ‘as soon as possible’
  • Cambridge News (5 June 2018): Calls to scrap huge planned road between Oxford and Cambridge
  • Cambridge Independent (14 May 2018): There was no ‘deception’ of government over true Ely bypass costs, says Cambridgeshire County Council
  • Cambridge News (11 May 2018): Government denies it was ‘deceived’ on costs of over-budget Ely bypass
  • Cambridge News (8 May 2018): Cambridge to Cambourne busway should be scrapped according to newly powerful Liberal Democrats
  • Cambridge Independent (22 April 2018): ‘Action needed now to avoid Cambridge Biomedical Campus gridlock’
  • Cambridge News (14 April 2018): 5 ways south Cambridge’s ‘looming traffic crisis’ could be stopped
  • Cambridge News (13 April 2018): Ambulances could be held up in traffic ‘disaster’ when new Cambridge biomedical campus opens
  • Cambridge Independent (31 January 2018): Petition calls for rejection of Cambridge Metro report
  • Cambridge News (29 January 2018): Could Cambridge get an underground metro?
  • Cambridge News (29 January 2018): Could there be a new underground station on Parker’s Piece or Newmarket Road?