The new mayor of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, Dr Nik Johnson, brings a very different set of priorities to the job.
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Before we agree to build busways outside the city, we must see detailed plans and costs for the route through the city core.
There is no doubt that James Palmer is serious about improving bus services, but can his Task Force deliver?
Is there anyone who thinks that local government in Cambridgeshire is functioning well?
We believe that the consultation on this draft Local Transport Plan needs to reach much deeper into the communities, businesses, schools and other organisations that will be affected for years to come by what is...
There’s a consultation (yes, another one) on the region’s most important transport strategy document.
The economic case for CAM relies on a highly unconventional methodology to demonstrate value for money
Answers are always promised, but when these arrive, they resolve little and pose more questions.
Neither the Greater Cambridge Partnership nor the Combined Authority has a plan to transform bus services across the region.
How can anything work in Cambridgeshire when five bodies have responsibilities and receive funding for transport?
Notice what’s missing in discussion about tunnels? Any mention of people. Forgive me repeating myself, but transport is about moving people (and goods) not vehicles.
There is one feature of the local government system that’s simple: politicians set policy; officers advise and deliver. So who should people lobby?
[Links updated March 2021] 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...
“I’ll be with you in a minute. I’m listening to the mayor on the radio.” On 5 May 2017, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will join a handful of cities and regions with powers and money devolved from government. The...