Pippa Heylings listens to South Cambs residents concerns about the Sustainable Travel Zone
Responding to the results of the Making Connections consultation this week, Liberal Democrat Parlimentary Candidate for South Cambridgeshire Pippa Heylings said:
I'm urging our local authorities to hit the pause button and take the time to really think through the changes needed to the scheme. There is clearly widespread support for better buses and active travel, but I’ve also heard local people’s concerns about how the the proposals would work in practice. A scheme of this kind can only be brought in once local authorities have taken control of bus services and are delivering improvements. Most importantly of all, local authorities need to take the people of Cambridgeshire with them, and they need to build broad support for any scheme to be successful.
The Making Connections consultation proposed measures to transform the bus network alongside better walking and cycling infrastructure with a scheme to fund the improvements.
More than 24,000 people responded to the consultation. Some of the headline results show: