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Choices for Better Journeys


Consultation Details

Consultation Started
25 Feb 2019

Consultation Ended
31 Mar 2019

Status
closed

Contact Information

Telephone: 01223 699906

Greater Cambridge Partnership
SH1311, Shire Hall
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CB3 0AP

Description

The Choices for Better Journeys engagement took place from Monday 25 February until Sunday 31st March 2019. It asked people for feedback on proposals for a future public transport network and ways to reduce congestion.

Choices for Better Journeys Survey Results

  • 82% of respondents backed our vision to significantly improve public transport.
  • 81% of respondents chose a traffic-reducing measure as their first choice for both funding public transport and reducing congestion.
  • 44% of respondents chose pollution charge as their first or second choice option for funding public transport and cutting congestion, followed by a flexible charge to drive at the busiest times (36%).
  • 32% of respondents chose introducing pedestrianised zones or physical restrictions, as their first or second choice.
  • 29% opted for introducing a Workplace Parking Levy, which would charge employers for parking spaces that they provide.
  • 20% of respondents thought higher parking charges would be the best option.
  • 19% of respondents put forward an alternative idea first, including improving public transport to encourage greater use, better Park & Ride provision and higher taxation to fund better vehicles.