New multi-million pound cycling route in Edinburgh city centre officially open

Celebrations got underway this week to mark the completion of the City Centre West to East Link (CCWEL) in Edinburgh, a £23 million project set to transform walking, wheeling and cycling across the city centre. On Wednesday 20th March, members of the local community and key delivery partners turned out in number to commemorate the close […]

Roads and pavements funding injection sees boost in improvements in Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council is on track to carry out improvements on the largest area of roads and pavements in one financial year, thanks to £11m of additional capital investment. The additional investment was agreed in the February 2023 budget. Around 420,000m² of road and 170,000m² of pavement improvements will be carried out in 2023/24, compared […]

City of Edinburgh proposes reform for its public transport companies

Recommendations for the reform of Edinburgh’s Transport Arm’s Length External Organisations (ALEOs) would deliver a more efficient, better integrated public transport offering while retaining the identities of the Capital’s much-loved transport companies, according to a new report. Reform of Transport Arm’s Length External Organisations, to be considered by Transport and Environment Committee this week, proposes […]

First fully electric double decker buses start their journey in Edinburgh

The first fully electric double decker buses have arrived in Edinburgh thanks to major funding from SP Energy Networks working in partnership with Lothian buses The £1.7million project was funded as a flagship project of SP Energy Networks’ £20million Green Economy Fund to enable Edinburgh to take a major step in its journey towards the […]

Amey reduces Edinburgh’s carbon emissions

Amey’s Edinburgh Street Lighting team has announced it’s been working with the City of Edinburgh Council to upgrade more than 64,000 LED streetlights, which it says will save the local authority in excess of £54million over a 20 year period. It explains the upgrading and maintenance programme began in June 2018 and has involved more […]

City of Edinburgh launches ten-year mobility plan

A ten-year plan to deliver a better connected, net zero carbon transport system, a healthier environment and a thriving, inclusive Capital has been launched by the City of Edinburgh Council. The City Mobility Plan has been inspired by forward-thinking cities around the world embracing challenges posed by climate change, poverty and inequality. Subject to approval […]


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