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Video: New pedestrian and cycle bridge installed over Black Cart river

A new bridge over the Black Cart river next to Glasgow Airport which promises to bring big benefits for people cycling and walking in Renfrewshire was installed last week.

Published 1 June 2021

Edinburgh drafts in urbanism expert to lead sustainable placemaking future

Planning and transport expert Daisy Narayanan has been appointed to a new role bringing together placemaking and transport strategy at the City of Edinburgh Council.

Published 16 April 2021

In Pictures: Glasgow Science Centre details landscaping work progress

The outdoor space at Glasgow Science Centre's location on Pacific Quay is getting a major makeover.

Published 14 April 2021

Edinburgh approves planning for Roseburn to Union Canal path link

HarrisonStevens has gained planning approval for an active travel route and greenspace improvement project in Edinburgh after three years of design and consultation.

Published 19 March 2021

£9m Broughty Ferry to Monifieth active travel project set for approval

A continuous off-road route between Dundee and Monifieth could come a step closer next week as councillors are asked to approve a number of elements of the plan.

Published 3 March 2021

Glasgow Metro plan included on Transport Scotland’s strategic projects review

Transport Scotland has included long-mooted plans for a metro connection between Glasgow Airport and Paisley Gilmour Street Station in its second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2).

Published 4 February 2021

Active travel projects awarded £22m

The Scottish Government has allocated more than £22 million to three permanent active travel schemes in Ayr, Hawick and Broughty Ferry.

Published 21 December 2020

Clyde Gateway to transform Malls Mire into 'woodland retreat'

Clyde Gateway is to work with community-led environmental charity Urban Roots to transform 16 hectares of vacant and derelict land at Toryglen into a woodland retreat to be known as ‘Malls Mire’ which will be a haven for activities, learning and wellbeing.

Published 30 November 2020

Video: Work begins on £12m active travel bridge in Glasgow

Work has now started on a new £12 million active travel bridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal in northwest Glasgow.

Published 21 October 2020

Project to improve links around Clydebank is underway

Work on a £4.3 million project which will introduce a range of improvements in Clydebank has begun.

Published 29 July 2020

New design guidance published to support physical distancing implementation

Sustrans Scotland has published new design guidance, aimed at supporting organisations implementing temporary walking and cycling infrastructure to enable physical distancing during COVID-19.

Published 26 June 2020

£10m infrastructure funding to make essential travel and exercise safer during coronavirus

The Scottish Government is to fully fund a new infrastructure programme for pop-up walking and cycling routes or temporary improvements to existing routes to better enable physical distancing

Published 29 April 2020

Green light for ‘landmark’ footbridge over Forth and Clyde canal

Plans for a new footbridge over the Forth & Clyde Canal near Maryhill have been given the go-ahead.

Published 20 February 2020

Glasgow City Council evaluates city centre strategy and looks to future plans

Glasgow City Council has considered the progress made through the City Centre Strategy 2014-19, and the development for the strategy for 2020-25.

Published 20 November 2019

Charities call for an end to road building in Scotland

Eight walking and cycling organisations have called for an end to building new roads in Scotland and to provide more street space for people on foot and bikes.

Published 23 October 2019