Councillor Amanda Taylor

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Posts Tagged ‘commuter’

Last year, I ran an informal survey on parking in the north-west corner of Queen Edith’s — the streets opposite the colleges on Hills Road. Residents there experience heavy commuter parking from the sixth form college as well as Addenbroooke’s, Cambridge Leisure and other businesses. Many houses in the streets there do not have their […]

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The Tory Cabinet at Cambridgeshire County Council is to vote on parking charges for the Cambridge Park and Ride sites on Tuesday. The rot set in last September, when the Tories proposed a £1 charge, but the vote on Tuesday will be on a schedule of parking charges, which starts at a £1 but goes […]

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Help us overturn Tory Park and Ride fees

by Amanda Taylor on 11 September, 2013

Yesterday, Cambridgeshire County Council’s Conservative Cabinet voted to introduce a £1 parking charge at the five Park & Ride sites in Cambridge. This would be on top of the existing bus fares for those who take the bus, and people parking cars and then walking or cycling from the Park & Ride sites would be […]

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We are disturbed to see that the County Council’s Conservative Cabinet is due to consider a lightning strike on Park & Ride users, with the introduction of a parking charge. This would be on top of bus fares and is targetted at people  – such as commuters — who walk or cycle from the Park & Ride […]

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A11 trunk road closure

by Amanda Taylor on 25 August, 2013

Next Monday, September 2, the Highways Agency will be carrying out overnight repairs to the A11 Trunk Road between Junction 36 of the A14 and Fulbourn and the road will be closed on one side. The works will involve patching to worn out sections of the carriageway and refreshing road markings. The works are scheduled […]

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Talking to Radio Cambridgeshire about hospital parking

by Amanda Taylor on 6 September, 2012

This morning I was interviewed by Radio Cambridgeshire about parking problems in our area. This interview took place in Greenlands, a small street very near Addenbrooke’s Hospital that suffers particularly acutely, with cars frequently blocking the entrance to the street and parked across the pavements. We are calling on Cambridgeshire County Council to expedite the […]

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