A million Aberdeen bus passengers experience better journeys thanks to new city centre bus priority

Lucy Johnston2023, News

Almost 600,000 bus passengers a month are now experiencing better journeys because of the new bus priority routes in Aberdeen city centre. Two months on from their introduction, new figures from First Aberdeen and Stagecoach show the bus gates are already delivering measurable benefits for bus passengers across the region. The priority works have been delivered by Aberdeen City Council, funded through the North East Bus Alliance bid to the Scottish Government’s Bus Partnership Fund (BPF). Scottish Transport Minister, Fiona Hyslop, visited Aberdeen today (Tuesday, 24 October) to meet with …

Green credentials come to the fore as £1.4 improvements completed at Ellon Park and Ride

Lucy Johnston2022, News

From Aberdeenshire Council A £1.4million package of improvements has been completed at Ellon Park and Ride. Several years in the making, the much-improved and extended hub features an array of pioneering, low-energy green technology and will sit as a benchmark for future transport facilities. In a UK first, the Ellon Park and Ride features ultra-bright passenger information displays which were designed and installed by Journeo. The three colour digital bus stop flags show live, ‘real-time’ travel information, with the latest LED technology ensuring that the signs are readable both in direct …