New Phone Number for THInC

Stuart Smith 2017, News

Do you need advice about travelling to and from your medical appointment? The telephone number for THInC, the Transport to Healthcare Information Centre is changing. You can now call 01467 536111 for provide practical transport advice if you have difficulty getting to and from medical appointments in Grampian. The service provides a dedicated telephone service offering guidance on accessing suitable transport options to get to and from appointments if you have no means of personal transport. The centre can provide details of suitable bus or train times, contact telephone numbers and …

Refuelling station launched as Aberdeen leads the way in hydrogen technology

Stuart Smith 2017, News

Aberdeen’s second hydrogen refuelling station was officially opened today [Monday, 27 February] along with the launch of a fleet of 10 hydrogen fuelled Toyota Mirai cars. Aberdeen City Council’s lead member for hydrogen, Councillor Barney Crockett was joined by Toyota GB President and Managing Director – Paul Van Der Burgh, and Hydrogenics CEO – Filip Smeets to open the Aberdeen City Hydrogen Energy Storage (ACHES) facility. The £2.6million station will serve the city’s expanding fleet of cars and vans and will be fully operational mid-March. Funded by Aberdeen City Council, …

Do you use the Formartine & Buchan Way?

Stuart Smith 2017, News

Do you use the Formartine & Buchan Way for commuting or recreational purposes? Aberdeenshire Council would love to hear your feedback on the route to help identify any existing needs/issues. An online survey is available until 3 March 2017.

Chance to meet A90 Laurencekirk Junction Improvement Design Team

Stuart Smith 2017, News

A “Meet the team” event is being held on 17 February 2017 in Laurencekirk when representatives from Transport Scotland and their design consultant Amey will be available to answer questions on the design and assessment process for this much-needed scheme. ‪Transport Minister Humza Yousaf said: “Last year we announced £24 million for the design and construction of a new grade-separated junction at Laurencekirk as part of a package of additional investment alongside the Aberdeen City Region Deal. “We are committed to completing this important upgrade as soon as possible and …

Public to be asked their opinion on travelling around the city before and after the AWPR opens

Stuart Smith 2017, News

People around the north-east are being asked for their opinion on how everyone will move around the city’s roads, cycle routes and pavement networks before and after the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR/B-T) opens. The public consultation will look into how traffic and people will move around Aberdeen after the AWPR opens and how they also use the city at the moment. The AWPR will make a difference to journey times going across and around Aberdeen as vehicles will have a 70mph speed limit as compared to the 40/30/20mph limits in the …