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Mayor backs Fenland and East Cambridgeshire proposals for market town funding

24 November 2020

Mayor James Palmer will this week ask the Combined Authority Board to approve Combined Authority funding for a raft of imaginative projects for market towns in Fenland and East Cambridgeshire.

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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority work with Voi to provide 24/7 free scooter rides to NHS staff and Emergency Service workers

5 November 2020

All NHS staff and Emergency Service workers can now make Voi scooter journeys in Cambridge, free of charge, 24/7 hours a day during the period of new national restrictions, set to be in place until 2nd December 2020. 

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Mayor seeks ‘people-centred’ and integrated Cambridge South hub as Network Rail launches consultation 2nd round

19 October 2020

As the new Cambridge South station comes closer with today’s launch of the second round of public consultation, Mayor James Palmer has welcomed Network Rail’s stepped-up delivery date while issuing strong warnings on service provision.

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E-scooters in Cambridge City Centre - new carbon-neutral and socially distanced way to travel launched by Mayor James Palmer and Voi Technology

14 October 2020

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, along with Voi Technology, the U.K.’s leading e-scooter operator, will launch its e-scooter trial in Cambridge City Centre this Thursday, 15 October. 

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Free CambWifi going live in Huntingdonshire market towns

8 October 2020

Free public access Wifi is going live in market towns across Huntingdonshire to help residents keep connected and bolster local businesses through the dark days of Covid.

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Combined Authority pledges to work with Greater Cambridge Partnership

2 October 2020

The Greater Cambridge Partnership and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority have pledged to work together to tackle the transport issues facing the area and implement the policies set out in the Combined Authority’s Local Transport Plan.

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Round 2 consultation brings Cambridge South station nearer

29 September 2020

The much-needed Cambridge South station has taken another step forward as Network Rail says it will launch the second round of public consultation in October.

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Globally renowned expert on tunnel engineering, Lord Mair, recommended to chair CAM delivery company

23 September 2020

Lord Robert Mair CBE, a renowned civil engineer recognised internationally as an authority on major infrastructure projects involving tunnelling, has been recommended for the role of chair of the delivery company for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM).

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New bus service linking Bedford to Cambridge through Cambourne carried over a thousand passengers in first two weeks of operation

21 September 2020

The new 905 bus service commissioned by Mayor James Palmer, which provides a long needed public transport option to those commuting between Cambourne and Cambridge Science Park, has carried over a thousand passengers in its first two weeks of operation. 

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More seats, more carriages, and longer trains for Fen Line passengers

1 September 2020

Over the August Bank Holiday, Network Rail completed the final section of infrastructure works on the £29 million upgrade of the rail line between Cambridge and King’s Lynn.  

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