Feedback sought for A90(N) / A952 transport study

Lucy Johnston2023, News

Members of the public are being asked to share their views to support two studies which seek to improve transport accessibility and connectivity to and from Fraserburgh and Peterhead. Led by Nestrans, the A90(N) / A952 Ellon to Peterhead and Fraserburgh Appraisal is now inviting feedback from local communities and businesses, as well as those who travel in the area. The current work focuses on transport problems and opportunities between Ellon, Peterhead and Fraserburgh and the impact of these problems on residents and businesses before developing potential options for improvement. …

Second public consultation for street improvements to Ashgrove Road

Lucy Johnston2022, News

From Aberdeen City Council: People living or working near Ashgrove Road and Ashgrove Road West are being asked to take part in a second in-person and online consultation which could lead to street improvements for the area. The next stage of Ashgrove Connects project, being delivered by Aberdeen City Council and paid by the North-east transport organisation Nestrans, comprises a consultation at Cornhill Library and online as well as a webinar and local drop-in sessions, which will help define priorities and shape how the project develops. The Ashgrove Connects project …

A96 consultation underway

Jenny Anderson2022, News

From Transport Scotland: An online consultation starting today (12 May) is seeking views on existing issues along the A96 corridor, and the kind of opportunities that could be realised in the future.  Transport Scotland is seeking a better understanding of how the A96 corridor is used, particularly given the changes to everyone’s lives due to Covid-19 pandemic, and the extent to which the climate emergency makes a difference to how people travel on the A96 in the future. This initial consultation is in the form of a digital survey supported …

Consultation starts for improving transport connections on A947 corridor

Lucy Johnston2021, News

News release from Aberdeen City Council A public consultation has started to help the process of identifying options for improving transport connections on the A947 from the Parkhill junction on the bypass (AWPR) to the A96 junction at Bucksburn including through Dyce. 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 the bypass on the principal transport corridors linking Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen. The study area, which includes both Riverview Drive …

Consultation starts for improving transport connections on A93

Lucy Johnston2021, News

News release from Aberdeen City Council: A public consultation has started to help the process of identifying options for improving transport connections on the A93 from Aberdeen to Banchory. 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 the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) on the principal transport corridors linking Aberdeenshire and Aberdeen. The recent revision of the roads hierarchy in the city cemented the role of the A93 corridor …

Your chance to help steer next Aberdeen City Council Local Transport Strategy

Lucy Johnston2021, News

News release from Aberdeen City Council: A public consultation on Aberdeen’s next Local Transport Strategy (LTS) was launched today by (Oct 4). As part of this, Aberdeen City Council is seeking comment on the current network, strategy and where improvements could be made as well as wider feedback on how transport fits with other aspects of daily life. The strategy will span the next five years and cover all aspects of transport including walking, cycling, public transport, freight, taxis, motorcycles, car sharing, car clubs, car and van use, parking, maintenance …

Consultation open for transportation links to Aberdeen South Harbour and Wellington Road

Jenny Anderson2020

Aberdeen City Council has started a public consultation into two parallel studies for transport links to Aberdeen South Harbour and Wellington Road. Over the last 18 months, Aberdeen City Council has worked with partners to assess options through the STAG appraisal process for both studies. The next stage in the process is engaging with local stakeholders and members of the public to seek views on the likely impacts of the options for each study on individuals and businesses to assist the City Council in maximising the opportunities that the studies present locally, …

What will travel look like in the future?

Lucy Johnston2020, News

Views sought on Regional Transport Strategy Cast your mind back to the year 2000 – can you remember how you travelled to, from or within the North East? Travel in our region has transformed in the last 20 years. Back then we had not long said farewell to the green and yellow buses of Grampian Regional Transport. We were eight years away from having the new bus station at Union Square. There was no railway station at Laurencekirk, no terminal extension at the airport, no Diamond Bridge. Work on the …

Nestrans Board Round-Up

Lucy Johnston2020, News

Regional Transport Strategy approved for consultation alongside work to understand the impact of Covid-19 on travel behaviour. A ten-week consultation to continue the discussion on the draft Regional Transport Strategy will start this summer. The Nestrans’ draft Regional Transport Strategy (RTS) will shape transport policies and actions for the period up until 2040. Board members discussed the most recent version of the draft on the 24 June. Introducing the proposed strategy, Nestrans Director Rab Dickson said that he believed the plan was “realistic”, yet “ambitious”. The strategy looks to address …

Public given opportunity to comment at the start of additional active travel planning for A944 corridor

Lucy Johnston2020, News

People in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are being asked to take part in a consultation for a new active travel route including a segregated cycle path for the A944 corridor. The route would be between Kingswells in the city and Westhill in Aberdeenshire and the aim is to encourage more people to walk or cycle and reduce car journeys. The study is to provide recommendations to both Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council to inform the implementation of a continuous active travel route for walking and cycling between the two communities. …