Council unveils ambitious new sustainable transport vision for Fife

Fife Council’s new Local Transport Strategy, which sets out the vision for fair, sustainable access for all will be deliberated by councillors at Cabinet Committee this week (Thursday, 30 November). The wide-ranging Local Transport Strategy sets out priorities and provides a roadmap for investment and decision making on transport over the next decade. The strategy, […]

Fife Council fighting the battle against potholes

Fife Council is fighting the battle against potholes with a new road surfacing process. Working with COLAS Ltd, the council is using a microsasphalt surfacing technique on 28 roads in Cowdenbeath, Anstruther, Pittenweem and St Andrews. The aim is to use the preventative treatment on roads to seal the surface, prevent potholes and prolong the […]

£5.8m active travel bridge business case backed in Fife

Plans to deliver a key active travel link in Levenmouth have taken a significant step forward after the business case was approved by councillors. Members of Fife Council’s Cabinet Committee today agreed to progress delivery of the Mountfleurie Active Travel Bridge through Network Rail and their contractor as part of the River Leven Regeneration Programme. […]

Fife Council spends £3.5m on extra road maintenance

Fife Council is investing an additional £3.5 million to help fix the county’s roads, saying it is making good progress in tackling a backlog of repairs. The additional money will be used to help deal with a backlog of repairs that built up through last winter. Fife’s entire road network was inspected and more than […]

New road travel safety playground opened at Glenrothes school in Fife

New playground markings promoting road safety were officially opened on September 21st, at Carleton Primary School in Glenrothes in Fife. The new markings are part of a joint project involving Fife Council Roads and Transportation Services, the Safer Communities team, and funded by national walking charity Paths for All’s Smarter Choices, Smarter Places grants programme. […]

Fife Council say extra £6.2m spending on fixing roads is worth the investment

More than 3,600 road defects and potholes have been fixed in Fife since the start of April. Fife Council said that spending an extra £6.2 million and bringing in more staff to tackle the backlog of repairs was beginning to pay off. The council is also hopeful a new IT system for reporting problems will […]

Fife’s road casualties continue to fall, according to council

Road casualties in Fife are at their lowest ever as part of a longer-term trend of reducing accidents on roads. Fife Council’s Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Sub Committee Members recently received a Briefing Note on the number of casualties on Fife’s roads during 2021, revealing the lowest number ever recorded, and progress towards meeting targets set by Scottish […]

Fife Council launches new Local Transport Strategy for the next 10 years

Fife Council is developing a new Local Transport Strategy that will set out the vision and action plan for transport in the region for the next 10 years, and has started consultation in the region to shape the approach. The new strategy will further develop local networks and services to create a modern transport system that supports the needs of […]

Fife Council confirms £100 million investment in Levenmouth region

Fife Council has confirmed a £100 million investment in the Levenmounth area over the next few years. This weeks councillors at Levenmouth Area Committee heard several reports detailing the partnership work bringing these improvements. The first is the Levonmouth Connectivity Project which has seen active travel routes been identified to the proposed railway stations in […]

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