The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
The first bus service has run from Papworth to Cambridge since it was saved thanks to a £10,000 grant by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Mayor James Palmer was today (November 6) joined by local elected representatives and business leaders to present his and the Combined Authority’s vision for meeting the housing, transport, skills and economic challenges raised in this Autumn’s Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Economic Review (CPIER) report.
Mayor James Palmer has described the Combined Authority Board’s approval of a comprehensive, single route approach to dualling the whole of the A47 in Cambridgeshire as a significant step forward in the long wait for the road to be upgraded.
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mayor James Palmer has hailed the opening of Ely Southern Bypass, describing it as a significant boost to residents and the economy of East Cambridgeshire and beyond, after years of suffering the effects of delays and congestion on the busy A142 route.
The development of the A428 Cambourne to Cambridge transport corridor can now move forward at pace after the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board agreed to a series of findings from a review which will see it transform from an original guided busway scheme into the first phase of a wider Cambridgeshire Metro system.
Mayor James Palmer welcomed Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget yesterday, which included additional funding of £21 million to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority from the Transforming Cities Fund.
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) have today, (Monday, October 29), welcomed a budget announcement from Chancellor Phillip Hammond that sees significant investment into our UK high streets.
The directly-elected regional Mayors in England meet in Bristol today, at the invitation of Tim Bowles, Metro Mayor of the West of England.