Home > News

News

The latest news from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority:

Viewing entries tagged with 'transport committee'

news logo

Combined Authority Transport Committee - Correction

6 March 2020

CorrectionAt the meeting of the Combined Authority’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee this morning two members of the public attended to exercise their right to ask questions of Mayor James Palmer.  Both questions related to the Cambridge to Cambourne Busway.In responding to the second question the Mayor gave the answer intended for the first question and vice versa. It has therefore been reported on social media that the Mayor answered the question:                 Can the mayor assure us that the GCPs preferred route will be confined to the scrap heap and that the Combined Authority will take a fresh look at the needs of current and future residents of West Cambridge?With                YesThis was an accurate report of what was said but does not reflect the Mayor’s position on the issue.  The Mayor’s position on the GCP’s preferred route was set out in response to first public question, to which he responded:                As outlined in paper we are proposing that we should introduce a strategy for the whole CAM network that will allow us to assess how far the route to the West of Cambridge needs to be reconsidered including the need to take into account the recent announcement around the alignment of East-West Rail which I think is a significant development of which you are aware.  It is important that the two schemes genuinely complement each other and maximise the benefits to the people of Cambridgeshire by provision of a genuine, integrated public transport network.  It is also necessary that individual components of the CAM network should be fully integrated into the overall vision of the metro and I think, just to expand on that a little bit, and this is no fault of the Greater Cambridge Partnership, but their remit is South Cambs and the City.  My job is to try and deliver an integrated public transport system for Cambridgeshire and a little bit like we say about East-West Rail – Cambridge is not a bookend well nor is Cambourne a bookend and we have to look to the wider route and I think it is very important that we do. Clarification of Question and AnswersQuestion 1Will the Combined Authority undertake to listen to the views of the Local Liaison Forum and residents in the villages affected when planning short term public transport improvements between Cambourne and key employment sites in Cambridge?Intended AnswerYesQuestion 2Residents of West Cambridge cautiously welcome your 28th February statement regarding the C2C busway on the Combined Authorities website.

Read more

2-platform 4-platform A10 A15 Accounts Adult Education affordable homes Affordable housing AGM Agri-Tech Apprentices Armed Forces Covenant Audit and Governance Committee Ball Board Budget Bus bus reform bus service Bus survey Business Business Board Business Plan business support CAM Cambridge Cambridge South Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro Careers Central Government Chief Executive Climate change Combined Authority Combined Authority Board community Consultation coronavirus Covid-19 CPIER Dame Kate Barker DCLG decision-making Digital East-West Rail Economic Commission Economic growth economy Education Ely Fenland Fenland District Council Finance funding GCGP LEP governance Government Growth Fund Growth strategy homelessness homes Housing Housing Infrastructure Fund Housing strategy Housing summit Huntingdonshire Huntingdonshire District Council iMET Independent Climate Commission Independent Economic Commission Independent Economic Review Innovation Investment Inward Investment IRRP report Jobs King's Lynn LEP lighting LIS littleport local businesses Local Enterprise Partnership local growth Local Industrial Strategy Local Transport Plan Market Towns; Infrastructure; Jobs; Housing; economic development Martin Whiteley Masterplan Masterplan for Growth Masterplans Mayor Mayor James Palmer Mayor's Ball mayoral blog medicine meetings Meldreth Metro MIPIM mobile connectivity. Connecting Cambridgeshire mobile phone coverage National Infrastructure Commission Network Rail new coronavirus New Homes Notspots Peterborough planning public access public consultation Rail rail franchise railway railway station resilience retraining Sajid Javid Salary shared ownership Skills SOBC Soham Soham rail Soham station South Cambridgeshire St Neots station Strategic Bus Review strategic Outline Business Case Strategy Task Force tender Thomas Cook transparency transport transport and infrastructure transport committee Travel and Infrastructure university for Peterborough University of Peterborough Upskilling US Conference for Mayors veterans Whittlesea Station improvement works Wisbech wisbech rail Workforce development Yaxley £100k Homes