CambridgeBOLD was formed to co-ordinate a response to the Greater Cambridge City Deal Executive Board’s public consultation in October 2015 on the best route for a new bus & cycle-route between Cambourne and Cambridge. It’s response to that consultation is here.
It has also responded to the Western Orbital consultation: see here.
CambridgeBOLD‘s responses are intended to represent as much as possible a broad consensus of local opinion along the route.
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Why is it called BOLD?…
- we took the name “Bold” from the June meeting of the City Deal Assembly, when various Assembly-members called for “a bold approach to Cambridge’s transport problems“.
- our proposals are indeed bold, constructive and forward-looking: they will cater for the growing volume of traffic; they include extensive off-road cycle routes; they address the “Western Orbital” route to the Biomedical Campus; they are deliverable; and they can be constructed in stages as additional finance becomes available.
- with a mixture of light-heartedness and seriousness, we decided that BOLD could perhaps stand for “Brilliantly-Organised, Locally-Designed”
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