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Archive for the ‘Transport’ Category

Proposed Residents’ Parking Scheme

by Paul Saunders on 2 March, 2018

This is the text of a letter from Catherine Smart delivered to affected addresses in the Romsey/Coleridge area:   136, Ross Street, Cambridge CB1 3BU 01223 511210 catherine.smart4@gmail.com February 2018 Dear Romsey & Coleridge resident, Residents’ Parking Last year’s County Council parking consultation has resulted in a narrow majority for a residents’ parking scheme in […]

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Hackney Carriage Livery Consultation

by Paul Saunders on 1 March, 2018

The City Council is running a consultation from 1 March 2018, 12:00am to 26 March 2018, 11:59pm   Our licensing policy currently allows for vehicles of any colour to be licensed as a hackney carriage and, with our agreement, for the external display of advertising. Councillors agreed in October 2017 to the addition of a livery […]

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The City Council is running a consultation from 1 March 2018, 12:00am to 26 March 2018, 11:59pm “The implementation of CCTV in hackney carriage and private hire vehicles was agreed and made mandatory by councillors in October 2017. Having CCTV in all licensed vehicles will enable the prevention and detection of crime, and promote a […]

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Residents’ Parking next steps

by Simon Cooper on 22 February, 2017

Last month, the Cambridge City Joint Area Committee unanimously agreed to progress plans for city-wide residents’ parking to the Highways committee in March to try and combat issues caused by commuter parking. The proposals divide most of the city into zones which will be consulted upon in stages. If the proposals are agreed by the […]

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County to stop gritting local school routes

by Paul Saunders on 6 December, 2016

A Conservative decision to cut funding for cold-weather gritting across Cambridgeshire will affect several roads in the area. Two important criteria used to determine which roads need gritting have been removed – bus routes and schools. As a consequence, Coleridge, Birdwood and Radegund Roads will not be gritted, along with many other roads around Cambridgeshire. […]

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Our thanks to local Romsey Town resident Piers Vitebsky for allowing us to publish his reply to the recent City Deal consultation on the proposals and the  Peak-time Congestion Control Points (PCCPs) ..   Thoughts about traffic in Cambridge 10 October 2016 I travel constantly around the city and the villages on foot, by cycle, […]

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There’s an interesting post on local Liberal Democrat Simon Cooper’s blog which discusses these in depth.   Well worth a read. Click here to have as look.  

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Cycle Parking on Ross Street

by Paul Saunders on 17 August, 2016

Many people will be aware of the changes done some months ago to Ross Street Community Centre so that the entrance is now from the north courtyard and not up the steps from the street. It has now been suggested that the section of the highway adjacent to the old entrance would be a good […]

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Yet more consultation, this time on whether to permit two-way cycling in the remaining one-way streets which don’t already have it. For a considerable number of years two-way cycling has been allowed in some streets that are one way for cars.  These included Hope Street and several over the bridge in Petersfield. A year or […]

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A note from Catherine Smart: Usually the Councils do not try to consult people over the summer, believing it to be more efficient if it is done outside the holiday period.    This does not seem to apply to this summer as there has been a build up of issues for which consultation is needed… Mill […]

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