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Transport East need to talk to their Cambridgeshire counterparts on their long term transport strategy

…and Cambridgeshire institutions & campaign groups need to have a look to improve upon proposals that have too many gaps at this stage. See https://www.transporteast.org.uk/public-consultation/ “If I was Haverhill, I’d complain!” Or words to that effect. Above – detail of Transport East’s strategic corridors. Now let’s compare it to the recommendations of the 1969 RoyalContinue reading “Transport East need to talk to their Cambridgeshire counterparts on their long term transport strategy”

Now *this* is what a real transport plan for the future looks like

Cambridge Connect Light Rail in partnership with a number of supporting organisations and parish councils has published an extensive and in-depth prospectus demonstrating how light rail can help solve Cambridge’s century-long problem with the motor car. William Plowden’s epic covers the national historical picture – available here for a fiver One of the earliest reportsContinue reading “Now *this* is what a real transport plan for the future looks like”

Mayor Nik Johnson takes on long-time further education cold spots

…but some new risks have arisen on his bus expansion proposals – ones which will need the assistance of local councils to help resolve. Once again it’s housing-related. It was a jam-packed agenda for the Combined Authority Board Meeting yesterday (24 Nov 2021) – one where the Leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council, Cllr BridgetContinue reading “Mayor Nik Johnson takes on long-time further education cold spots”