Section of M8 could be downgraded to “boulevard”

A section of the M8 motorway that runs through the centre of Glasgow could eventually be downgraded to a ‘boulevard’. STV news reports councillors have agreed to look at reducing the impact the motorway has on the city, so parts of the motorway in Glasgow may also become subject to the city’s low emission zone […]

Scottish parliament committee considers M8 “green corridor” plan

Scotland’s Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee has asked for a more detailed submission about an idea to look at reducing the impact of the M8 in the centre of Glasgow. Glasgow World reports the committee is considering a petition to look at various scenarios, in particular the complete removal of the motorway and repurposing […]

Campaigners petition for a “reduced or removed” M8 through Glasgow

It’s the only city in Britain with a motorway running right through the middle, and a group of campaigners in Glasgow are trying to the city’s M8 reduced. A group calling itself @ReplacetheM8 is calling for the Scottish Government to “Investigate options for removing and reducing the impact of the central Glasgow section of the […]


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