New segregated cycle path in Tullos open

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From Aberdeen City Council A new segregated walking, wheeling, and cycling route in Aberdeen which will improve active travel opportunities is open and ready for use. The improvements along Craigshaw Drive between the Shell Path and Wellington Road have extended the cycle network through West Tullos to Wellington Road. Aberdeen City Council Co-Leader Councillor Ian Yuill said: “The new segregated …

Feedback sought on draft Regional Active Travel Network

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From Nestrans: Members of the public are being asked to give their views on a Regional Active Travel Network for North East Scotland. Active travel is people-powered transport: walking, wheeling (such as wheelchairs, scooters, prams and buggies) and cycling.  Improving routes for these options can help more people get to where they want to go, improve people’s health and reduce …

Upgrading streetscape work on Union Street Central to start

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From Aberdeen City Council Major works upgrading part of Union Street to include more pavement space and an entrance for the new market building are to start this month. The works to the Union Street Central area – between the Market Street and Bridge Street junctions – will make it more attractive and vibrant while promoting walking and cycling as …

£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 …

Public consultation into improving active travel connections from Murcar to Blackdog on A92

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From Aberdeen City Council A public consultation starts today to get opinions on the recommended option for improving walking, wheeling, and cycling connections on the A92 from the Murcar roundabout to Blackdog. The study continues the ongoing work of Aberdeen City Council and partners to consider means of locking-in benefits of the city bypass (AWPR) on the principal transport corridors …

Improvement works to cycle links in West Tullos to begin

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From Aberdeen City Council Construction work to extend the cycle network through West Tullos to Wellington Road will begin on Monday next week (9 October). New cycle facilities will connect Wellington Road with the “Shell Path”, which runs between King George VI Bridge and Abbotswell Road, improving active travel options. Works will include installing cycle tracks alongside footways on Craigshaw …

Celebrating the launch of north east bike recycling and reuse scheme

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A new bike recycling, repair and reuse project will see thousands of unwanted bikes across the north east saved from scrap and instead given a new lease of life in support of local people and causes.  Launching this weekend, on Saturday, 10th June, is a network of local partners known collectively as ‘CycleHub.Org’ that will transform old, donated bikes into refurbished models …

World Champion cyclist Neah Evans joins Cycle Aberdeenshire as Ambassador for Women’s and Girls’ Cycling

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From Aberdeenshire Council Cycle Aberdeenshire, as Live Life Aberdeenshire’s umbrella brand for cycling within Aberdeenshire Council, are delighted to announce that World Track Cycling Champion, and Olympic and Commonwealth medallist, Neah Evans has become their 2023 Ambassador for Women’s and Girls Cycling. As part of the build up to the 2023 UCI World Cycling Championships in Glasgow and across Scotland …

Hidden Item Challenge Launched in City Centre

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From Aberdeen City Council Ahead of the AJ Bell Tour of Britain Grand Depart and Getabout Aberdeen Cycling this weekend, Aberdeen City Council are pleased to announce the return of the Getabout Hidden Item Competition this Saturday.  Getabout branded items, or items related to cycling, have been hidden in 15 shop windows around Aberdeen City Centre for people of all …

Aberdeen Gearing Up for Weekend of Cycling Fun

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Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council, alongside TotalEnergies and Event Scotland, have today launched a final push for a weekend of cycling activities across the North East next month. The biggest professional road cycling race in the UK will arrive in the area on 4th September, stage one starting in Aberdeen and finishing at the Glenshee ski centre. This opening …