Aberdeen City Council agrees £10.6million for roads and infrastructure improvements

A roads service budget of £10.6million was agreed at committee this week for Aberdeen’s roads to cover road and pavement repairs, safe routes to schools, lighting improvements, repairs to bridges, and flooding and coastal protection. Aberdeen City Council’s Net Zero, Environment, and Transport Committee approved the capital budget for the service which also includes money […]

Ministerial visit in Aberdeen for scheme to encourage people to ride bikes

A scheme to encourage people to ride bikes more was officially launched today with a Scottish Government ministerial visit. The I Bike Communities project aims to engage, enable, and motivate adults to increase their levels of active travel and physical activity which will improve health and wellbeing. It follows on from the successful I Bike […]

Aberdeen receives 22 electric double-deckers

There will be 22 new electric double-decker buses operating in Aberdeen by the end of the month following further investment by Stagecoach Bluebird. The company has invested £11.2 million in the project with £4 million support from the Scottish Government Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme. The Enviro400EV from BYD-ADL was introduced in 2019 while the Chinese-Scottish bus venture revealed a […]

Main contractor appointed for South College Street road improvements in Aberdeen

Local company W M Donald has been appointed as the main contractor for the planned South College Street Junction Improvements project, in Aberdeen. The project includes a package of junction improvements and road widening measures which will increase capacity and improve traffic flow on this section of the road network. There will be shared and […]

Aberdeen City Council approves £13.6m budget for capital road improvement works

A £13.669 million budget for capital road improvement works for the 2021/22 financial year has been approved by Aberdeen City Council’s city growth and resources committee. The money will be used for 16 types of improvements ranging from bridge repairs to safer routes for walking and cycling to new LED lampposts. They include £392,000 for traffic lights […]

Rapid Transit project being considered in north east Scotland

Nestrans, the transport organisation in North East Scotland, is to consider a rapid transit system to help revitalise public transport in north-east Scotland. As a flagship project of the Regional Transport Strategy (RTS), the Aberdeen Rapid Transit (ART) system could provide a step change in public transport for the region, delivering a prioritised, high-frequency tram-like […]


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