Ghent is an interesting comparator for Cambridge: a bold transport plan has all but removed cars from the medieval city centre.
Tag - guided busway
The Combined Authority and GCP should be reinventing the Busway Smartcard to work county-wide with all bus operators.
The whole service provision needs redesigning – as is happening now in Dublin.
Actual costs and benefits would have given the Guided Busway a ‘poor value for money’ rating, which would not have qualified for taxpayer funding.
For South Cambridgeshire residents, what's needed are attractive, comfortable, reliable and flexible public transport options from close to where people live.
The Mayor has maintained that buses aren't the answer for the Cambridge area, so the consultants have wheeled out something vaguely called a 'metro'.
Are we using the County Council’s Long Term Transport Plan or not? The GCP and the mayor can't pick and choose.
The guided busway between Trumpington Park & Ride and Cambridge station is underused. How could we make more use of it?
Smarter Cambridge Transport has prepared a detailed review of reports commissioned by the County Council. It identifies more than twenty areas of concern with the busway not identified.