Public feedback sought as A90/A952 corridor study progresses

Lucy Johnston2024, News

Improved roundabouts at Ellon, and potential new roundabouts at the Toll of Birness and Cortes junctions are among a series of options that public feedback is being sought on as the A90(N) and A952 transport study continues to make progress.   The vital routes connecting Ellon, Fraserburgh, Peterhead and surrounding communities are part of an ongoing study by Nestrans to find ways to improve transport accessibility and connectivity in the area.  Nestrans are undertaking the study as part of the Strategic Transport Appraisal, which is funded by the Aberdeen City Region …

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. …

Update on A90/A952 roads corridor evidence review

Lucy Johnston2023, News

Work to update and strengthen the case for improving transport north of Ellon to Fraserburgh and Peterhead has received backing from the Nestrans board, and the Aberdeen City Region Deal Joint Committee. Commissioned by Nestrans, consultants Stantec have now completed an evidence review of earlier studies on the A90(N) and A952 corridors. The original studies, completed in 2017, looked at ways to address road safety, journey times, and reliability north of Aberdeen. The full evidence review was presented at yesterday’s (Wednesday 21 June) Nestrans board meeting. The review concludes that …

Public consultation to start for public transport and active travel connections from Ellon to Garthdee

Lucy Johnston2023, News

From Aberdeen City Council People are being asked to take part in online or in-person public consultation for potential options for improving transport connections from the Park and Ride in Ellon to the Garthdee Road corridor in Aberdeen. The consultation is part of the Ellon P&R – Garthdee Transport Corridor study which has a particular focus on active travel and public transport connections and is taking a holistic approach by examining both northbound and southbound movements on the corridor to identify interventions with demonstrable benefits. The study will recognise development …

Updates to A90(N) and A952 road corridor study underway

Lucy Johnston2023, News

Nestrans, the regional transport partnership for the North East of Scotland, has commissioned work to review and update previous studies on the A90(N) and A952 Ellon to Peterhead and Fraserburgh corridors. Consultants Stantec are undertaking a review of the previous evidence, bringing this up to date to support the case for future investment and advise on future stages of work. The original studies, completed in 2017, looked at a ‘case for change’ and option development to address road safety, journey times, and reliability north of Aberdeen. However, since completion of …

Aberdeenshire Council submission to Spaces for People fund is successful

Lucy Johnston2020, News

Press release from Aberdeenshire Council: Aberdeenshire Council has been successful in its £310,000 project bid to ensure people are able to safely access services in town centres while maintaining physical distancing. Following constructive discussions with Sustrans – which administers the £30 million fund in behalf of the Scottish Government – Aberdeenshire Council’s submission was successful. The funding will cover 100% of the cost of these temporary infrastructure projects to provide safe walking, wheeling and cycling as the lockdown is eased. Immediate priority is to be given to the North-east town …

Park & Ride figures on the increase

Lucy Johnston2019, News

The number of cars using Park & Ride sites across the region is on the increase, according to the latest figures from Nestrans. Members of the North East’s Regional Transport Partnership heard that over 440 drivers per day are making use of bus-based Park & Ride sites in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, an increase of 6.8% on last year’s numbers. The figures come after Nestrans completed its annual patronage spot-surveys across the five bus Park & Ride sites (Bridge of Don, Ellon, Kingswells, Craibstone and Newtonhill). The data collected was …