Work Starts on £26m waterfront development in Dundee

The Minister for Local Government Empowerment and Planning Joe FitzPatrick MSP and Dundee City Council leader John Alexander have carried out the start of work ceremony on the latest £26 million development at Dundee Waterfront.  James Thomson House will provide 51,600 square feet of Grade A office accommodation when completed in 2025.  The building has […]

Active Travel work moves up a gear in Dundee

More than £1.25 million worth of work is to start on the next phase of the Broughty Ferry to Monifieth Active Travel Project on Monday November 13.  This will deliver the Caste Green & Mill Street Shared Cycleway and footway, which includes improvements at the Castle Lane/Esplanade junction.  Funded by the Scottish Government through Sustrans […]

First steps taken on sustainable transport delivery plan

The first steps to deliver a decade-long sustainable transport drive across Dundee have been taken. Fair Work, Economic Growth and Infrastructure Convener Cllr Steven Rome visited the Dundee Cycle Hub on Waterfront Place to launch the council’s draft Sustainable Transport Delivery Plan 2024-2034.  Showcasing how infrastructure will be provided for a sustainable mobility future, it outlines […]

Active travel project set to move up a gear im Dundee

Work to deliver the Broughty Ferry to Monifieth Active Travel Project could be set to move up a gear, as more than £1.25 million of further investment is recommended for approval by councillors.  The Fair Work, Economic Growth and Infrastructure Committee will discuss a tender to deliver components of the initiative at the Castle Green […]

Dundee City Council to consider new net zero initiatives

Dundee City Council’s commitment to tackle climate change and reach net zero carbon emissions by 2045 is being underlined with a number of sustainable transport initiatives. The Fair Work, Economic Growth and Infrastructure Committee will consider a fleet procurement sourcing strategy, which details how the current fleet of around 770 vehicles is reviewed and how […]

Tay Road Bridge upgrade makes progress

Work to upgrade the Tay Road Bridge in Dundee will start next month. From early June, and again in spring and summer 2024, crossing will be via a contraflow arrangement, with one carriageway closed and both Fife and Dundee-bound traffic using the remaining carriageway on a single lane basis. The works see the original 1966 […]

Dundee Council making progress with active freeways

The creation of a high quality, inclusive and segregated active travel route alongside a main artery to/from Dundee city centre has taken another step forward. After initial consultation on a preferred route linking the heart of the city to the Kingsway via Lochee, further engagement on the three sections of how the corridor might look […]

Safer roads in Dundee as progress made with road safety measures

The number of people killed and injured on Dundee’s roads continues to drop and progress is being made towards meeting new Scottish Government casualty reduction targets by 2030.  New figures revealed by Dundee City Council show that casualty figures are reducing and progress on extending the number of roads subject to 20mph limits continues.  To continue […]

Dundee City Council’s Low Emission Zone plans move forward

Dundee City Council’s Low Emission Zone will come a step closer if councillors back the next stage of the process. A statutory consultation on the final plan for the city’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) will be discussed by Dundee City Council’s community safety and public protection committee next week. The proposal puts forward the city’s […]

Dundee City Council appoints Jacobs to investigate further active travel links

Dundee City Council has appointed consultants Jacobs to investigate active transport links between the Western Gateway and the city’s amenities. Jacobs to provide an option appraisal report that identifies any new or improved connections that could increase the number of journeys made by walking and cycling travel. The report will also consider ways of improving existing routes. The firm will […]

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