Aberdeen City Council statement on Bus Gates

Lucy JohnstonNews

Aberdeen City Council has today, in the context of the ongoing construction works on Union Street and around the New Market development, made a number of changes to traffic priorities in the city centre. The Bus Gates on Union Street (westbound only) / Market Street (southbound only), between its junctions with Adelphi and Hadden Street will be suspended with changes …

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 …

A million Aberdeen bus passengers experience better journeys thanks to new city centre bus priority

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Almost 600,000 bus passengers a month are now experiencing better journeys because of the new bus priority routes in Aberdeen city centre. Two months on from their introduction, new figures from First Aberdeen and Stagecoach show the bus gates are already delivering measurable benefits for bus passengers across the region. The priority works have been delivered by Aberdeen City Council, …

Roadworks for new road layout to create bus priority route

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From Aberdeen City Council A new road layout in the city centre which will create a bus priority route is to open after Scottish Gas Networks has finished works on Union Terrace. The new road layout will help to reduce travel times for buses in the city centre which will in turn encourage more people to use sustainable or active …

£200,000 for Aberdeen bus infrastructure Improving bus reliability and making journeys faster

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From Transport Scotland: The Scottish Government has awarded £200,000 to the North East Bus Alliance through the Bus Partnership Fund. This will deliver bus priority infrastructure on Market Street, Guild Street, and Bridge Street in Aberdeen city centre – reducing the impact of congestion on bus services and making journeys quicker for passengers. Bus lanes and gates are expected to …