Poor cycling plans for Princes Street criticised

Council plans for Princes Street are being criticised by bike campaigners and green politicians after it emerged that cyclists would only be able to cycle one way. The plans, which are intended to improve the street-scape, would create a large pedestrianised area on the south-side of Princes Street. But whilst the plans include a cycle [...]

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For all those who helped plant bulbs on the paths….

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Over the past two years, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust have been running bulb-planting sessions on several sections of the north Edinburgh cycle paths, supported by the People’s Postcode Lottery and local volunteers. The most recent section to get the floral makeover was at Fiveways Junction back in November. Those that were planted in 2011 are now in their second [...]

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Countdown to the Postcode Challenge – thank you to our stallholders!

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Hope you’re all getting ready for Sunday’s Postcode Challenge (seehttp://bit.ly/M94Beb for more info). In the meantime, we’d like to say a massive thank you to all the stall holders – be sure to say hello as you’re whizzing around the paths. Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative My Adventure Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre Pedal on Parliament (especial thanks for stepping [...]

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Dr Bike today at Granton Tunnel

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We’ll be celebrating the completion of the Granton Tunnel graffiti artwork today (Friday 19 April 2013) and The Bike Station’s Dr Bike will be there from 2.30 – 3.30pm. Please stop by to admire the wonderful artwork created by Chris Young and the Fet Lor group and have your bike sorted at the same time! [...]

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Major improvements ahead on North Meadow Walk

North Meadow Walk, due for refurbishment

Starting in May, North Meadow Walk is to be completely overhauled for its entire length from Buccleuch Place in the east to Melville Drive/Brougham Place in the west. The planned works are quite substantial, coming at a cost of around £360,000, and will solve many of the problems faced on this path by both cyclists [...]

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West Granton underpass artwork close to completion.

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Just a quick update on how things are progressing with the designs at the underpass at West Granton. We’re only a few days away from the launch, and I’ve been working hard over the last week to complete all the designs. I’m now at the stage where it’s mostly detail work and touching up line [...]

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