The future of Mill Road was again on the agenda at the County Council Highways Committee Tuesday. Councillors decided unanimously to accept officers’ recommendations for further progress on Mill Rd. These were: Note the review undertaken by the GCP of Mill Road Agree to consult on a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to reinstate the modal… Continue reading Mill Road: progress at Highways committee
Here are some ideas MR4P’s members have come up with for improvements to the Mill Road streetscape. There’s also an alternative to a single filter on Mill Road bridge which has some advantages – zoom out on the map to see that. Move the map about to look for the red / black icons which… Continue reading Streetscape and traffic filtering
Cambridge City Council elections are coming up – what do the candidates think about Mill Road? We’ve distributed our May 2022 election questionnaire to all the city council candidates in Coleridge, Petersfield and Romsey to find out. The responses that we’ve received are shown below. You can filter them by Ward and by Party.
We have now submitted our response to the current phase of the Mill Road Consultation. It’s summarised below. The current consultation closes next Monday 21st March at midday. If you haven’t already responded to the online survey, you can do so at https://www.greatercambridge.org.uk/MillRoadSpring2022. There are also three more workshops happening this week – details are… Continue reading consultation closes 21st March – our response
Had enough of this ↑↑↑↑↑ ??? The Greater Cambridge Partnership is running the consultation currently underway to decide the future of our street. Maybe you missed out on the February workshops this week? Here are details of the other opportunities during March to have your say and be part of the outcome: Date Time Where… Continue reading March public meetings – make your voice heard!
Last month we reported on our survey of local parents’ views on school travel. Nearly three quarters rated low levels of traffic on Mill Road is “important” or “very important”. We also asked those parents whether their kids use Mill Road to get to school or not. Of those families whose kids’ route to school… Continue reading Safety parents #1 concern on Mill Road
400 local parents respond to school journeys survey Enabling safe active travel is particularly important for young people. Childhood obesity is becoming endemic, with associated negative health impacts that affect children for the rest of their lives. Enabling walking and cycling has a positive impact on youngsters’ physical and mental health, and forms good habits which persist into adulthood.… Continue reading Local parents want safe active travel routes to schools, including on Mill Road
More Petersfield Residents’ Views… Our Mill Road 4 People volunteers have now been out on Mawson and Tenison Roads in Petersfield, asking residents what they think about traffic on Mill Road. The results when combined with our previous door knocking are shown below. From the 206 households we’ve now spoken to there is a clear… Continue reading More residents’ views
Mill Road for People is delighted to hear that the mayor, Nik Johnson, is supporting the reintroduction of the bus gate on Mill Road bridge, subject to consultation. We believe a bus gate is an essential component of an improved Mill Road and also of a coherent city-wide traffic management plan. In addition, the government… Continue reading Mayor backs low traffic Mill Road
Mill Road 4 People volunteers have been knocking on doors in Petersfield to find out what people think about traffic on Mill Road. So far we’ve spoken to 112 households in Devonshire Road and Gwydir Street. A significant majority of the people we talked to were supportive of a low traffic Mill Road, and wanted… Continue reading What do residents think?