Before we agree to build busways outside the city, we must see detailed plans and costs for the route through the city core.
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Last year a Citizens Assembly considered how to reduce congestion, improve air quality and provide better public transport. What's happened since?
Why we need to transfer transport powers from the county council and make Greater Cambridge a Highway Authority.
It’s the not the job of council officers to protect the reputations of incompetent consultants, yet they do.
Is there anyone who thinks that local government in Cambridgeshire is functioning well?
What would make the bigger difference: another 2,500 people using Park & Ride or 55,000 more people using buses in the region?
The proposed P&R is therefore not even part of a solution; it intensifies the problem.
Public Health England recommends targeting pollution hotspots and areas which have more vulnerable people.
The Greater Cambridge Partnership would do well to talk with the team at Leeds City Council
Answers are always promised, but when these arrive, they resolve little and pose more questions.
Why Smarter Cambridge Transport does not support any of the proposed options for expansion of Trumpington P&R or building a second site at Hauxton.
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?
A conservative extrapolation from the St Ives busway to the Haverhill railway provides a forecast of about 4.5m trips/year. So why isn’t reopening the railway still under consideration?
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...