The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:
At yesterday’s (July 8) Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Transport and Infrastructure Committee meeting, members voted to approve to release to the Greater Cambridge Partnership, for their review and consideration, an independent report into their current Cambourne to Cambridge busway proposal, which found it does not align with the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro Sub Strategy.
Mayor James Palmer has said findings which show the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s current Cambourne to Cambridge (C2C) busway scheme does not align with plans for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) is more evidence of the need for a joined-up approach.
James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, today welcomed the decision by Greater Cambridge Partnership to rethink their C2C - Cambourne to Cambridge - busway project and to work with the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority to build a route that will genuinely form the first part of the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro.
In a key step towards bringing the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro - CAM – to life, the CAM Partnership Board has heard how unifying the projects in one streamlined plan would move all strands forward at the same time.
Plans for the innovative Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro or CAM, linking the towns and villages of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough through tunnels under Cambridge city centre and its employment zones, jumped closer today with the launch of a stakeholder consultation on a draft policy framework for the whole 140 kilometre network, running from St Neots to Mildenhall and from Alconbury to Haverhill.
The final public exhibition to display plans for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) has been cancelled in accordance with government guidance to limit public events, the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority has announced.
Mayor James Palmer’s plans to link towns and villages all around the region to Cambridge got a big boost today when members of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority board unanimously gave the go-ahead for a voluntary consultation with the public on the ambitious scheme.
The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority Board has voted to approve £1.7 million funding to develop the CAM Metro Outline Business Case – the next key phase of the transformational scheme.
A detailed report examining the feasibility of a metro system for Greater Cambridge and the wider region has found a 'compelling case' for the scheme.