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 …

£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 …

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, …