Consultation starts for street improvements to Ashgrove Road

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From Aberdeen City Council: People living or working near Ashgrove Road and Ashgrove Road West are being asked to take part in a consultation which could lead to street improvements for the area. The Ashgrove Connections project, being delivered by Aberdeen City Council and paid by the North-east transport organisation Nestrans, comprises stakeholder engagement and a public survey which will …

Further progression to outline business case for Ellon Park & Ride to Garthdee Transport Study

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From Aberdeen City Council: Approval was given at committee today to further progress the Ellon Park & Ride to Garthdee transport corridor study to an outline business case. The members of city growth and resources committee agreed the move which will mean a major opportunity for transformational improvement to the transport experience on the Ellon to Garthdee corridor. Several options …

A92 Bridge of Don to Bridge of Dee Transport Study

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From Aberdeen City Council A public consultation has started to help the process of identifying options for improving transport connections on the A92 from Bridge of Don to Bridge of Dee. The study, which will particularly focus on active travel and public transport connections, continues the ongoing work of Aberdeen City Council and partners to consider means of locking-in benefits of …

New Machar Primary School latest to adopt the WOW Walk to School Challenge

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News release from Aberdeenshire Council: Aberdeenshire Council has teamed up with Living Streets – the UK charity for everyday walking – to encourage more families to walk to school and promote active daily journeys as part of WOW, the Walk to School Challenge. WOW is an award-winning behavioural change scheme currently adopted in 14 primary schools in Aberdeenshire and more …

New Year bridge replacements along Formartine and Buchan Way in Garioch

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Four bridges along the Formartine & Buchan Way are to be replaced in the new year as part of a programme of funded upgrades. The bridges are located in Garioch between Dyce and Kinmundy at Buckie Farm, Middle Tack, Upper Tack and Kinmundy Home Farm. Works are expected to commence w/c January 5 and we anticipate these will continue through to the end March, weather-dependent. The section of line will be closed for the duration and unfortunately there are no traffic-free diversion …

Community views sought on proposed active travel routes between Kemnay, Kintore and Inverurie

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Public engagement open until November 8th Aberdeenshire Council is seeking the community’s view on new proposed active travel routes between Kemnay and Inverurie and Kemnay and Kintore. Since the delivery of the Inverurie to Kintore shared use path which has become a very popular route, together with plans currently under development for Kintore to Blackburn, the council is looking to …

Public asked for feedback on travelling between Aberdeen and Laurencekirk

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A new survey has launched today (Monday 20 September) to study transport problems and opportunities between Aberdeen and Laurencekirk. Nestrans is looking to identify options that will encourage more people to travel in a sustainable way along the corridor; be it walking, cycling, or using public transport. An online survey will be open for four weeks from Monday 20th September …

People asked to keep up the fantastic walking and cycling habits from lockdown

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A campaign was launched today to encourage people across the North-east to ‘keep it up’ with the good walking, cycling and wheeling habits from lockdown. Both cycling and walking increased by huge percentages in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, including an overall 85% rise in walking and cycling in the city. The City and Shire Councils and transport partnership Nestrans are banding …

Social distancing plans for city streets to support the NHS are given the go-ahead

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From Aberdeen City Council: An ambitious plan by Aberdeen City Council to allow for social distancing in city streets to help ensure the safe emergence from the coronavirus lockdown was today awarded a £1.76million grant from the Scottish Government’s Spaces for People fund. The grant will pay/go towards a roll out of temporary measures to allow people to walk, cycle, …