Work begins on preventing flooding on section between Swavesey and St Ives.
Cambridgeshire: Guided Busway Success
It's claimed the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway has reduced congestion on the A14.
One million passengers have used the busway since it opened last year.
Christine Chandler from Colne was picked as the millionth passenger as she took her father Len Burrow, the millionth and one passenger to Addenbrooke’s Hospital from St Ives Park and Ride.
Figures from Cambridgeshire County Council and operators Stagecoach and Whippet show around 50,000 trips a week are taken on the busway between Huntingdon and Cambridge.
That compares to around 24,000 trips a week taken on the bus services the busway replaced.
Andy Campbell, Managing Director of Stagecoach Cambridgeshire, said: "It's fair to assume the busway has reduced congestion on the A14, as around 500 cars are parked each day at the Longstanton and St Ives Park and Ride sites.
I believe it's also fair to assume that these people would previously have been driving up and down the A14, which they are not anymore."
The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway opened in August 2011, more than two years late and around £36 million pounds over budget.
The busway itself runs between Cambridge and St Ives, with bus journeys continuing on normal roads to Huntingdon.
There is also a short section that runs between Cambridge railway station and Addenbrooke's Hospital.
It is the longest busway in the world, an accolade taken from the O-Bahn Busway in Adelaide, Australia.
We are now looking at buying more new buses and running further extra services.
We look forward to seeing the next million journeys."
Peter Lee, Director of Whippet Coaches which also runs services on the busway, said: "The Busway is an ideal way of avoiding the A14.
We are really pleased with just how successful it has been from day one.
This is a great benefit for Cambridgeshire and Whippet is delighted to be part of its success story."
The Cambridgeshire Guided Busway opens with first public bus this morning.
Watch a trial run of a broken down bus being removed from the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway.
New company to finish off work on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway next year.
The Herts, Beds and Cambridgeshire Roads Policing Unit is investigating after a fire engine tipped over en route to an emergency and crushed a pedestrian in Royston...
Abellio has announced it will sell 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise to Japanese giant Mitsui.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Big money grants given to local organisations
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.