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Think Communities

Think Communities has been developed through a collaboration between Cambridge City Council, Cambridgeshire Council, Peterborough City Council, Cambridgeshire Constabulary and the district councils of East Cambridgeshire, Fenland, Huntingdonshire and South Cambridgeshire. Find out more about Think Communities on the Cambridgeshire County Council website.

Think Communities provides an exciting opportunity for the Vision Zero Partnership to listen to the needs of local residents and encourage them to work within the Safe System to improve road safety for all.

The vision is based on three components, which align well to the Safe System approach:

  • People: Resilient communities across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough where people can feel safe, healthy, connected and able to help themselves and each other.
  • Places: New and established communities that are integrated, possess a sense of place, and which support the resilience of their residents.
  • System: A system wide approach in which partners listen, engage and align with communities and with each other, to deliver public services and support community-led activity. 

This evidence-led approach encourages an co-operation between communities and the Vision Zero Partnership, where a shared vision, approach and priorities can work together to create healthy, safe communities. This builds Community Resilience Cambridgeshire and Peterborough partner organisations.

The pledge of Think Communities partners is that together they:

  • Empower and enable communities to support themselves and encouraging community-led solutions and intervention. (People)
  • Work with communities to harness their local capacity targeted towards those in the community requiring the most help. (Places)
  • Support active, healthy communities to play a clear and evidenced role in improving people’s lives, thereby preventing, reducing or delaying the need for more intrusive and costly public services. (Places)
  • Align resources to create multi-agency support which can flexibly meet the changing needs of our communities. (Systems)
  • Be prepared to be experimental in our approach, in order to deliver individual local solutions and support ideas that can be replaced. (Systems) 

This facilitates a two-way exchange where the Partnership is committed to work with communities to improve lives, whilst at the same time, empowering communities to identify and implement their own solutions.

How can you get involved?

The work of the Partnership is continually evolving in line with the Think Communities approach. Here are some ways you can currently get involved.

Contact us

If the activities above are not for you but you are interested in supporting road safety efforts in your local area, please get in touch with us at