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Events annouced across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for public to have say on area's transport future

13 June 2019

A series of consultation events have been announced across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough for members of the public to have their say on the future of the area's transport network to 2050. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority's Local Transport Plan (LTP) will set out an ambitious, challenging and exciting strategy for a world-class, integrated transport network, which addresses current and anticipated future pressures on infrastructure, while also supporting housing and economic growth.

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Public set to have their say on strategy to shape Cambridgeshire and Peterborough's transport future

28 May 2019

Members of the public are set to be given the opportunity to help share a strategy to tackle transport challenges and support ambitions for growth in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough over the next 30 years.The Combined Authority's Local Transport Plan (LTP) will provide the policy foundation and strategic context for key projects like the CAM Metro, Wisbech, Soham and Cambridge South rail station proposals, the dualling of the A47 and A10 and the ongoing work to reform the bus network.The Combined Authority Board will be recommended to approve a widespread community and stakeholder consultation on the LTP, which would see half-day events held across the whole area to which the public would be encouraged to attend.

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Mayor James Palmer says transport infrastructure pressure makes clear case for interim Cambridge South station study

8 March 2019

Mayor James Palmer has said growing pressure on existing transport infrastructure around Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) makes a clear and urgent case for a study exploring the feasibility of an earlier interim railway station at Cambridge South. The full station at Cambridge South, which will serve the CBC, is not expected to be built until around 2027, with the Combined Authority one of four funding bodies for the current phase of works led by Network Rail. The Combined Authority Board in March will be asked to decide whether to approve a study into the feasibility of an interim station delivered years ahead of the full station, including how much it would cost.

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Papworth bus service runs after funding boost saves it for villagers

12 November 2018

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. 

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Mayor James Palmer steps in to save two vital market town bus services

20 September 2018

Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough James Palmer has stepped in to prevent the loss of two 'vital' town centre bus routes serving St Neots. 

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Sustainable growth plans for area brought together for the first time with new investment planned

21 March 2018

A new Cambridgeshire and Peterborough strategy for housing, transport and sustainable economic growth has been prepared as an important step towards achieving the Combined Authority’s ambition to deliver over 100,000 new homes and 90,000 new jobs by 2036.

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Transport Secretary visits Queen Adelaide to discuss proposed works to Ely North junction

11 January 2018

Today (11/01/2017) the Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, visited Queen Adelaide to discuss the proposed works to Ely North junction.The busy junction sees five railway lines intersect to connect Norwich and King's Lynn to Cambridge, Cambridge to London and Ipswich to the Midlands.

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Report backs A10 dualling between Ely and Cambridge

8 January 2018

A new report recommends a £500 million transport upgrade for travel between Ely and Cambridge- including dualling of the A10.

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Funding for strategic bus review confirmed

29 November 2017

£150,000 worth of funding towards a review of the current bus provision across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been given the green light at today’s Combined Authority Board.

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Funding for strategic bus review to be agreed

24 November 2017

Funding towards a review of the current bus provision across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will be discussed at the next Combined Authority Board on Wednesday 29th November.

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