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Negotiating the elephant on the A1307

5,000 new jobs are coming to the Biomedical Campus by the middle of next year, with no extra transport provision for them.

This is not an infrastructure project!

One Ticket, One Network, One Brand here will do more to achieve modal shift than rolling out some red tarmac for a few buses a day.

Start with the quick wins

Let's see action on interventions that can make a difference now, while the Combined Authority gets the longer term strategy right.

Lessons for Cambridge from Singapore

London does integrated transport pretty well. Arguably Singapore does it better. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough's mayor can learn from both.

What we need right now is not a busway

For South Cambridgeshire residents, what's needed are attractive, comfortable, reliable and flexible public transport options from close to where people live.

When is a bus not a bus?

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'.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Devolution: a Summary

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 councils, and the Local Enterprise...

Ways in which we must follow Anne Hidalgo’s lead

Think of a mayor. Perhaps Boris Johnson springs to mind? A man whose pre-Brexit legacy was to start a cycling revolution in London: ‘Boris bikes’ and cycle superhighways. Maybe Rudy Giuliani? Famous for Zero Tolerance...

What do we want from the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayor?

“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...