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Active travel in Edinburgh generates millions in economic benefits while saving on emissions

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Bike Life is the walking and cycling index produced by Sustrans and the newest edition is out today. The latest report shows that around 66% of Edinburgh residents walk at least five days a...

Join Sustrans volunteers and make a difference in minutes

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Volunteers make a big impact on the National Cycle Network, and although more help is needed, only a matter of minutes makes a lot of difference.Laura White the Network Engagement Coordinator with charity Sustrans...

Death announced of Ian Findlay CBE

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Paths for All have announced the sudden death of Ian Findlay CBE who was their Chief Officer for 17 years.A spokesperson for Paths for all said: "Ian was a lifelong outdoor enthusiast. His personal...

Council secures further funding for Spaces for People

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The council has been awarded almost £2m in additional funding from Sustrans to improve conditions for walking, cycling and wheeling. This will be added to the £5 million already received from The Scottish Government...

Sustrans needs volunteers

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Could you help the walking and cycling charity Sustrans to get more children to walk and cycle to school? Then apply here.The Sustrans I Bike programme is run in partnership with The City...
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5,000+ have their say in major Edinburgh consultation

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In excess of 5,000 people put forward their views in a major public placemaking consultation aimed at shaping how Scotland’s Capital looks, feels and functions for generations to come. Today Transport Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes...

Residents join in the Circus of Light on the National Cycle Network

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More than 60 Craigmillar (Edinburgh) residents and young people took part in a spectacular glow parade and circus skills performance last night as part of a series of workshops aimed at encouraging more people...
Tram extension may go towards Newhaven

Trams Consultation leads to Updated Plans

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Refined plans ready to go on public displayEarlier in the summer, the Council's Trams to Newhaven project team embarked on a major public consultation inviting residents and businesses to help shape designs and plans. After...

Meeting Daisy Narayanan – driving the City Centre Transformation project

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1. Who are you, and where did you come from?I am Daisy Narayanan, Deputy Director, Sustrans Scotland, currently seconded to The City of Edinburgh Council. I am an architect and urban designer, originally from...

Sustrans says segregation is the way forward

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Active travel charity, Sustrans, has released information showing that walking and cycling can be monetised by the improvements in air quality and the benefits to public health.The research also shows that by constructing routes...
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20 mph scheme highly commended by Sustrans

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The City of Edinburgh Council's 20 mph scheme has been highly commended by Sustrans during their Raising the Standards annual knowledge sharing day which they use to promote active travel.Representatives from 25 local authorities and another 49...

Gifford Park mural is almost ready

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The Edinburgh Reporter met Kate George this morning the artist who is painting the hitherto unsightly passage between South Clerk Street and Buccleuch Street.She was being helped by some hand-picked volunteers and was being...

Sustrans announce funding for cycling projects

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 New cycling routes are to be set up across Scotland following a funding announcement from Transport Scotland. Sustrans the transport charity is going to build 136 projects in an effort to get people out...

Council seek additional funding for Leith Programme

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Following public feedback, the Council is set to seek funding from Sustrans in order to help improve provision for cyclists and pedestrians in Leith Walk.  The Leith Programme currently has a £5.5m budget for a raft of...

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