The Milton Road consultation is now open, to have your say, please visit our dedicated consultation website.
What is being consulted on?
An initial consultation was held in the winter of 2015/16 which considered bus priority, cycling and walking measures along Milton Road.
The results of this previous consultation, plus further engagement work with the local community, including LLF's and design workshops, have helped the Project Team to develop the Milton Road proposals which are now being put forward for consultation.
To find out more and to have your say, visit our dedicated consultation website.
Milton Road is vital to the local economy, and by improving bus journeys, cycling and pedestrian facilities we can keep people moving whilst the economy continues to grow"
As a key route into and out of Cambridge, the Greater Cambridge Partnership is looking at a range of measures to improve journeys along Milton Road, these measures will:
Milton Road is a well-known and busy residential area in Cambridge which also acts as a key route between the city centre, the A14 and A10, as well as the nearby villages of Milton and Waterbeach.
As a key arterial route, Milton Road has been identified as vital to the local economy. However, growing levels of peak-time traffic congestion threaten the continued economic growth of the local area. With the population of Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire expected to grow by around 28% over the next 15 years, improvements to Milton Road will need to be made now, to accommodate the increasing number of journeys in the future.
The Milton Road project aims to improve public transport, cycle and walking infrastructure to make these sustainable travel options a more attractive alternative to the car, and to encourage the continued economic growth of Greater Cambridge, without harming existing communities, and the environment.
We want to improve journeys for those who live, work and commute down Milton Road whilst maintaining it as well as maintain Milton Road as a green gateway to the city.
A small selection of visualisations of the proposed interventions
A visualisation of section 5 of the proposed interventions of the project
A visualisation of section 3 of the proposed interventions of the project
A visualisation of section 6 of the proposed interventions of the project
Once the consultation closes, all of the responses will be collated by Cambridgeshire County Council's Research Team and the Consultation Report will be published in the Autumn 2018.
Following this, and taking all of the supporting information and consultation responses into account, the Project Team will prepare a final preliminary design which the Greater Cambridge Partnership's Executive Board will consider.