Our annual Travel to Work Survey will be open to all the Travel Plan Plus (TP+) members from Monday 15th October to Friday 26th October including those organisation who have confirmed to participate. The survey will ask your employees how they travelled to work between Saturday 6th to Friday 12th October, providing a ‘snapshot’ of employee travel habits. The survey uses a very quick and easy web-based form that takes 3-4 minutes to complete. For more information on how to participate in the survey, please email here.
From 2 September 2018, there has been changes to the following services within Cambridge North area:
Citi 2 - Changes to the timetable affecting journeys beyond Cambridge North Station. For the updated timetable, see here.
Service 9 / X9 - The journeys operating between Ely and March has been replaced by new Service 39. Some peak hour journeys has been operating as a Service 9 or X9 between Cambridge and Ely and also operating as a Service 39 to / from March and Chatteris. Short journeys between Cambridge, Milton and Landbeach has been withdrawn, with Landbeach now being served during peak times only, except for one journey on Service 19.
The 0550 from Ely and the 1930 from Cambridge journeys are operated as a Citi 2. Saturday peak journeys has been reduced to hourly departures too. Between Cambridge and Ely, journeys will continue to Littleport one hour, and will continue to the Ely Estates, Leisure Village, Princess of Wales Hospital and Sainsbury's in a one-way loop on the other hour. For the updated 9 and X9 service, see here or for Service 39, see here.
Service N no longer operates along Busway. The peak time route N journeys have been renamed route D and re-timed. These will continue to serve all stops along Milton Road. The off-peak route N journeys have been replaced by a diversion of route A once an hour via Cambridge North Station. These have also be renamed to Route D, and will also serve all stops along Milton Road.
In order to maintain a 15 minute service on route A, all route A journeys have been re-timed between Trumpington Park & Ride and the Science Park in both directions.
The journey to Buckden in the afternoon will now be split at St Ives bus station. This is to enable customers who finish work at 5pm at CB1 to catch a later bus and change in St Ives as these changes will see route A journeys depart earlier. The last A journeys to/from Royston are renumbered to route A. For the latest copy of the timetable, see here.
The Milton Road project aims to improve public transport, cycle and walking infrastructure to make these sustainable travel options a more attractive alternative to the car, and to encourage the continued economic growth of Greater Cambridge, without harming existing communities, and the environment. The Milton Road scheme aims to:
You can have your say by completing the online survey which is open until Monday 29 October.
Travel Plan Plus will be hosting our Green Transport Day at the Cambridge Business Park which offers you the chance to explore a wide range of sustainable modes of transport to get to work. An alternative to your current modes - electric bikes or family cargo bikes, electric skateboards, new Greater Anglia’s trains in virtual reality which will be introduced in 2019 and plus much more including Dr Bike session from 1130-1430.
The event will be held at the Mathworks, Matrix House Car Park, on Thursday 20 September from 1130-1400. This is a free event open to commuters at the Cambridge Business Park, Cambridge Science Park and St John's Innovation Park. Come along during your lunch break and explore your alternative travel options.
Octopus Electric Vehicles (EV) is bringing you the opportunity to discover the best electric cars on the market on Green Transport Day on Thursday 20 September.
Come along, see the cars, and find out how an EV could be the perfect choice for you. Then, book in to get behind the wheel yourself on Friday 28 September at the Trinity Centre, Cambridge Science Park.
Octopus Electric Vehicles is part of the Octopus Group: the UK’s largest investor in solar farms and backer of green energy supplier Octopus Energy, which is the only Recommended Energy Supplier of the Year for 2018. Octopus Electric Vehicles is the first to offer everything EV, all in one place – a one-stop-shop bringing you cars, charging solutions, specialist green energy products and market leading customer service.
Octopus supports businesses in reducing their carbon footprint and moving to zero emission transport through:
Their Electric Vehicle Specialists and Business Partnership Managers will be on site on Thursday 20 September to answer all your questions, give in depth vehicle demonstrations and help you begin (or accelerate) your journey on the road to zero carbon.
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