New tram lines could soon be built in Edinburgh while an overhaul of Glasgow’s transport network is on the cards with light rail, metro, and bus rapid transit systems all slated for development.
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Changes to the way people travel around Edinburgh could be introduced through the reform of Edinburgh’s transport companies, according to proposals recently published.
Temporary free access to bike-share services in Glasgow and Edinburgh has been put in place as COVID-19 lockdown measures ease.
Over the coming weeks, Edinburgh City Council will be implementing several changes to help support pedestrians and cyclists adhere to physical distancing guidelines.
The Edinburgh City Mobility Plan, which replaces the Local Transport Strategy 2014-2019, is said to centre on four strategic priorities: enhancing public transport, people-friendly streets, planning new developments and managing demand.
Edinburgh is the first city in the UK to put forward such an ambitious and comprehensive electric vehicle infrastructure business case.
Journeys on Edinburgh Trams increased by 19 per cent from 2016 to 2017, reaching 6.6 million, leading to the company embracing new technology to meet the demands of its rising number of customers…