Tag Archives: Cambridge

Cambridge ‘UK’s top hotspot’ for bike thefts, figures show

Cambridge is the UK’s top hotspot for bike thefts, recording more than double the number of its rival city on the list, according to new figures. MoneySuperMarket analysed bike theft data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and found that the rate of reported thefts per 1,000 people was …

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Vivacity Labs’ AI traffic signal control being trialled to ease traffic flow in Cambridge

Vivacity Labs’ AI traffic signal control is to be trialled at some of the busiest junctions in Cambridge to help cut congestion and improve air quality. The 12-month trial will investigate how camera-based sensors and machine learning can be used to optimise traffic signals to improve traffic flow, reduce journey …

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Work set to begin on Ditton Lane cycling improvements

Work will begin this week on the final segment of a cycling scheme that will make it easier and safer for people to travel around Greater Cambridge by bike. The existing path and cycleway in Ditton Lane will be widened to between 2.2m and 2.5m to complete the Ditton Lane/East …

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Evans Cycles opens new Cambridge store

Evans Cycles has opened its new Cambridge store. With over 1,300 square feet, the new store will stock over 60 bikes as well as the latest products from brands including Pinnacle, Specialized, Brompton, Gore, Trek, Fox and Endura. The store also comes complete with a fully equipped workshop, offering expert …

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Only 10% of cyclists think UK Government takes road safety seriously

A new study has revealed the top ten UK cities where cyclists feel their safety is most at risk, with Cardiff topping the table followed by Leeds and Birmingham. By contrast, Cambridge, Bristol and Edinburgh were deemed amongst the safest places to cycle in the UK. Overall, however, just 17% …

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£2.9 million approved to improve cycle and pedestrian facilities in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The Combined Authority of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has approved the spend of £2.9 million to improve cycle and pedestrian facilities across the region, of which £575,000 is to be spent over the next eight weeks on rapid, pilot upgrades to get more people walking and cycling. The funding has been …

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