Released 7 March 2023 14:00 Mill Road 4 People are delighted at the decision of the County Council Highways and Transport Committee to approve the TRO for Mill Road bridge. Residents in the Mill Road area have been calling for traffic reductions for literally decades, and it is great to see their views being acted… Continue reading mill road 4 people welcome bus gate approval
Update: Mill Road bridge TRO up for review at Highways
Following an extensive and widely advertised public consultation, in their July 2022 meeting Cambridgeshire County Council Highways Committee decided to consult on a formal TRO to reinstate the modal filter on Mill Road bridge. The TRO included a list of exemptions to that filter (e.g. blue badge holders, taxis). The results of that TRO consultation… Continue reading Update: Mill Road bridge TRO up for review at Highways
Mill Road: progress at Highways committee
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
mill road 4 people welcomes results of GCP consultation on Mill Road
Released 4 July 2022 17:30 Mill Road for People very much welcomes the outcome of the consultation, which confirms what our own research has consistently shown: that there is overwhelming support for both a reduction in motor vehicles on Mill Road and improvements in the streetscape. MR4P chair Paul Lythgoe says, “The feedback from this… Continue reading mill road 4 people welcomes results of GCP consultation on Mill Road
Streetscape and traffic filtering
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
City elections: candidate views on Mill Road
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.
consultation closes 21st March – our response
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
March public meetings – make your voice heard!
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!
Why Mill Road can’t wait for a city-wide plan.
One argument that is often put forward against traffic restrictions on Mill Road is that it should be done in the context of city-wide traffic reduction measures. On the face of it, this is a seductive argument – who wouldn’t want to see lower traffic and pollution over the whole of the city? We certainly… Continue reading Why Mill Road can’t wait for a city-wide plan.
Safety parents #1 concern on Mill Road
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