Tag: cycling

£300,000 for new paths through Little France Park

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Transport Scotland, via the Sustrans Community Links Fund, has awarded ELGT £300,000 towards the design and implementation of a new high-quality walking and cycling route through what will become Little France Park – currently under development.  Running through the new park, behind the Bioquarter and the Royal Infirmary, the new route will link the new [...]

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Major path upgrades in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park

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There are major path upgrades being undertaken by Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust in Burdiehouse Burn Valley Park. Some 600m of path are being widened and tarmacked, making for a far-improved cycle connection between Gilmerton Dykes Street at the southern end and Gilmerton Dykes Crescent/Guardwell Glen at the northern end. Some sections of this stretch [...]

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Work starts on Meadows-Innocent Railway path link

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Monday 9th March sees the start of work on the new cycle connection between North Meadow Path and the Innocent Railway path, as described here: http://www.innertubemap.com/2013/11/council-plans-to-link-meadows-with-the-innocent-path/ http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/news/article/1785/improving_cycle_links_between_the_meadows_and_the_innocent_path

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Free Dr Bikes in Edinburgh this Summer

Dr Bike Edinburgh Bike Station

The Bike Station’s Dr Bike is out and about this summer in Edinburgh! Come along to any of the free events below to get a free bike safety check, chat to our staff about cycle routes and travelling around the city by bike, and improve your cycling confidence and brush up on your skills with [...]

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A90 cycle path upgrade – your views sought

A90 path upgrade

The City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Sustrans and Transport Scotland, is developing a scheme to enhance the pedestrian and cycle path that parallels the A90 between the Burnshot and Dalmeny junctions. They are improving the path in five sections (see the plan) and are currently developing designs for Sections 2 and 3 which [...]

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Pedal on Parliament feeder ride from Fiveways

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Saturday 26th April is POP 2014, the now annual and ever-growing mass bike ride from the Meadows to Holyrood. Last year over 4,000 cyclists thronged their way through the city centre to demand more and better cycle facilities in Scotland. Why not join a feeder ride to get there as part of a group? As [...]

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Dr Bike Cycle Safely Focus Group

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We’re looking for people to evaluate Dr Bike sessions which we have been doing on pathside for last few months. We’re planning the Focus Group for Dr Bike sessions on Wednesday 11th from 3- 4pm with free cake, coffee, lights, cycle computer, bell. Please contact sylwia@thebikestation.org.uk to confirm

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