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Over the autumn of 2017 the Greater Cambridge Partnership held the ‘Big Conversation’, seeking the views of people across the area on the area’s growth story – the current challenges faced and people’s ideas f
Cambridge is already the UK’s number one place for cycling, so the question must be asked, how far can the city go in encouraging more people to ‘get on their bike’ particularly for the commute to work?
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) publish yearly (Apr-Mar) usage estimates for railway stations in Great Britain, which we have used to produce the following data story.  In the absence of a fully gated railway network, these statistics (which are based on recorded tickets sales)
There was a net increase of 3,050 dwellings across Cambridgeshire in 2016/17, the second largest increase since 2007/08. 
Graph showing the number of families in each district and how many are
The 2011 Census gives us a mass of information about who lives where, and in what family groups. By analysing the results, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has worked out how many “concealed” families there are across the country. This helps us understand local housing pressures because a concealed household is one which may have an unmet housing need.
Homelessness acceptances in our local area, 2009-10 to 2017-18
In this data set we have updated the national data released by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) which covers the years 2009-10 to 2017-18 for the whole of England.
The number of Road Traffic Collisions (RTCs) are relatively consistent across Cambridgeshire over the past 5 years; however, the number of RTCs that result in a person being killed or seriously injured (KSI) is increasing. 
Snapshot of map showing some local services around Cambridge
Data is all very well, but can we help put it to new and imaginative uses?
Rough sleeping is a growing problem across England. Figures published by the government, reporting from 2010 to 2017, show an increase in rough sleeping for all regions across the country. Here we publish figures across the whole of England, regions and districts.
Diagram giving simplified view of housing viability
Why are we interested in land values? Land values are part of the complicated formula driving house prices, especially for new build homes.