City centre businesses offered free trials of electric cargo bikes

Lucy Johnston 2020, News

Apply now at: www.nestrans.org.uk/biketrial  Businesses based in Aberdeen city centre which are looking to bolster their sustainability credentials can now apply for a free trial of an electric cargo bike. Nestrans, the North East Transport Scotland Transport Partnership, is making six e-cargo bikes available for a free trial of up to one year. The trials will allow organisations to test a means of transport which could not only benefit their business but would also contribute to improved air quality and reduced congestion in the city centre. Whether it’s carrying equipment, …

Laurencekirk junction plans to go on public display

Lucy Johnston 2019, News

Following the publication of draft orders for the A90/A937 Laurencekirk Junction Improvement scheme today, local communities and road users will get a chance to see the plans at a public exhibition in Laurencekirk on 10 January 2020. Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael Matheson said: “We are continuing to progress the design work for the Laurencekirk Junction Improvement scheme, having let the public see and comment on the preferred option for the junction last summer. “We are now able to publish draft orders for the scheme – a …

Options for A96 dualling scheme to go on display

Lucy Johnston 2018, News

News Release from Transport Scotland: A series of public exhibitions are being held during the week of 8 October to let the public and road users see and comment on a number of initial options that have been developed for the 26 mile section of the A96 between East of Huntly and Aberdeen. The identification of these options follows initial design and assessment work along with consideration of feedback received to date. Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael Matheson said: “The Scottish Government has given a clear commitment …

AWPR’s big weekend draws to a close

Lucy Johnston 2018, News

News Release from Transport Scotland. Thousands have visited the GoNorthEast road festival this weekend, to celebrate the transformational Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project. The free weekend-long event, took place on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018 in advance of the opening of this eagerly-awaited road project. The festival offered visitors a range of exhibitions and entertainment on a section of the new road. As well as viewing the festival attractions, people of all ages and abilities took the opportunity to cycle and walk along a picturesque …

A90 Laurencekirk preferred option to go on public display

Lucy Johnston 2018

News Release from Transport Scotland: The local community and road users will have two opportunities over the next two months – 20 July then 24 August 2018 – to view and comment on the preferred option that has been identified for the much-needed Laurencekirk Junction Improvement scheme. Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson said: “Having put a number of options for the planned improvements at Laurencekirk on display last year and considered the feedback following the public exhibition, we are now able to let the public see …