First Bus to offer FREE day ticket for Spectra visitors

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From Aberdeen City Council First Bus will ensure audiences will not miss their Spectra connection by offering a free day ticket for Spectra attendees, making it easier for people to visit the festival. Inspired by the theme of ‘Connections’, Scotland’s Festival of Light will return to illuminate Aberdeen with a packed programme of free artworks and events, from Thursday 08 …

Have your say on the future of transport in Aberdeenshire

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Aberdeenshire residents are being encouraged to give their views on current and future transport provision across the region. The survey will inform the development of an Aberdeenshire Rural Transport Strategy. Open until until February 11, the short survey be completed at tinyurl.com/aberdeenshirerts The results will also be used to inform the review of Aberdeenshire Council’s Passenger Transport Strategy which is …

First Bus and Stagecoach announce free Aberdeen weekend bus travel throughout January

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First Bus and Stagecoach have joined forces to offer everyone in Aberdeen city and shire free travel every Saturday and Sunday in January. This is a result of savings made following the introduction of the new bus gates in the city centre. The offer is a direct impact of the improvements both operators have seen thanks to the new bus …

Santa Claus is coming to town by bus this Christmas

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Aberdeen shoppers encouraged to take the bus this festive season for quicker, stress-free and greener travel in and around the city With just under 20 shopping days left until Christmas, the North East Bus Alliance has enlisted the help of the big man himself, Santa Claus, to encourage shoppers to choose the bus.   Following the launch of its campaign …

Launch of new trail guides including Union Terrace Gardens and cinemas of the city

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From Aberdeen City Council Three new free walking trail guides for Aberdeen were today launched including Union Terrace Gardens, cinemas old and new, and the Bridge of Don area. The family-friendly guides and maps, produced by Aberdeen City Council with help from community groups and student placements for some of them, are designed to encourage people discover places full of …

Feedback sought for A90(N) / A952 transport study

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Members of the public are being asked to share their views to support two studies which seek to improve transport accessibility and connectivity to and from Fraserburgh and Peterhead. Led by Nestrans, the A90(N) / A952 Ellon to Peterhead and Fraserburgh Appraisal is now inviting feedback from local communities and businesses, as well as those who travel in the area. …

£896,000 of improvements started on the Formartine and Buchan Way

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An £896,000 programme of improvements to the historic and popular Formartine and Buchan Way has begun. Once completed, the works – which form a major realignment of the existing National Cycle Network (NCN) – will enable even more people to walk, wheel and cycle, along with equestrian use, from Newmachar to Auchnagatt and beyond. The Formartine and Buchan Way improvements …

Draft Aberdeen Local Transport Strategy – Public Consultation

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From Aberdeen City Council A public consultation starts today to give people a chance to give their thoughts on the draft local transport strategy for 2023 to 2030. The strategy is a high-level transport plan which looks at the transport needs of a local authority area and sets out a series of actions and outcomes to meet those needs over a set period of …